Confused Flour Beetle (Tribolium Confusum)
- Adults are unable to fly.
- Females lay around 200-500 eggs loosely in food over a 6-12 month lifespan.
- Optimum development occurs in the range of 32oC to 35oC at a relative humidity of 70%.
- They have one of the highest population growth rates for stored product insects.
- They cannot feed on whole, undamaged grain. Often found in large numbers in infested grains, feeding on broken grain, grain dust.