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Granary Weevil (Salophilus Graniorus )

The weevil looks like a beetle, with a long proboscis or rostrum on its head. The female moves about grain, boring holes and depositing one egg in each grain The egg hatches and the larvae remain in the grain eating out to just under the skin then pupating. The adult emerges and mates to continue the cycle. Weevils tend to stick with one food source and because of their small size can be extremely hard to detect, but are considered a major worldwide pest.

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