Confused Flour Beetle Control

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Where Do Confused Flour Beetle Pantry Pests Come from?

A-Tex Pest Management knows many of the pests that intrude in the homes and businesses of Austin Texas, including Confused Flour Beetles. They are typically grouped in with pantry pests, and despite their name, they can be infested not only flour, but additional pantry items such as stored cereals, cocoa, coffee, dried fruits nuts, and spices. Being a scavenger, they primarily consume the remnants of grains that have the seed coat broken. Females will also lay her eggs on dry pet food, dry cereal, and other such edibles. In addition to being found in dry foot supplies, confused flour beetles are also found in crevices of pantries and cabinets. Damage to food is caused by the beetle’s feeding, fecal pellets and dead bodies. A sign of confused pantry beetles is a foul odor caused from their secretions. These beetles have shiny reddish-brown bodies that are flat and oval shaped; they are relatively tiny, only reaching approximately 1/7” long. The presence of these beetles also encourages the growth of mold.

Confused Flour Beetle Inspection, Prevention, Control & Extermination in Austin, Round Rock, Leander, Pflugerville & Cedar Park, Texas

Though you often need a magnifying glass to confirm their presence, if you suspect confused flour beetles are infesting your Austin, Texas pantry, contact A-Tex Pest Management and let our experts provide you with effective treatments to clear away the pantry pests, including confused flour beetles.