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red flour beetle

noun
1.
a reddish-brown flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, that feeds on stored grain, dried fruit, etc.
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Examples for red flour beetle
  • The red flour beetle has the three end antennal segment abruptly widening.
  • The adult red flour beetle is a strong flier, while the confused flour beetle does not fly.

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