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The drugstore beetle is almost 3 mm long, oval in shape, with a reddish-brown to brown colour. The distinctive sign of anobiids, the head and thorax are tilted downwards, so that one hardly sees his head.
The drugstore beetle feed on various foods such as spices, drugs, bread, flour, etc.
The drugstore beetle enters our homes with infested food products like those listed above, but not limited to, and can come from outside through doors and windows overnight.
The female reproduces at temperatures ranging between 15 °C and 34 °C and at a relative humidity of 35%. The female will lay almost 100 eggs during her 25 to 30 days of adult life.
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