red-legged ham beetle


Definition of red-legged ham beetle

: a small cosmopolitan bluish green iridescent beetle (Necrobia rufipes) with the legs and the bases of the antennae reddish that feeds on animal products and cereal grains and that is often a pest around warehouses and ships

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“Red-legged ham beetle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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