flat grain beetle

noun

Definition of flat grain beetle

: a minute flattened oblong reddish brown cucujid beetle (Cryptolestes pusillus) common in stored grain where it feeds chiefly on damaged grains and debris

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“Flat grain beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flat%20grain%20beetle. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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