Silvan Flat Bark Beetles (Silvanidae)

  • Saw Toothed Grain Beetle (Oryzaephilus surinamensis)

    The saw-toothed grain beetle is a member of the family of silver bark beetles. They are a global pest to grains and similar products, alongcol3 chocolates, tobacco, and drugs as both a larva and an adult. Famed Swedish zoologist Carl Linnaeus first described this species in 1758.

  • Merchant Grain Beetle (Oryzaephilus Mercator)

    Merchant grain beetle of the sylvan bark beetles family has an ill reputation for being hazardous pests, mostly destroying grains alongcol3 tobacco, chocolate, fruits, and drugs. One could find these beetles throughout Canada.

  • Foreign Grain Beetle (Ahasverus advena)

    Foreign grain beetle of the sylvan flat bark beetle family is found in the tropical and temperate areas. They mostly infest grains, oilseeds, spices, cereals, and dried fruits, particularly those that have gotten a little moldy, hence the name.