Sitophilus oryzae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Webster, Reginald P., Anderson, Robert S., Sweeney, Jon D. & DeMerchant, Ian, 2012, New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Anthribidae, Brentidae, Dryophthoridae, Brachyceridae, and Curculionidae, with additions to the fauna of Quebec, Nova Scotia and Prince Edwar, ZooKeys 179, pp. 349-406: 349

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Sitophilus oryzae (Linnaeus, 1758)


Sitophilus oryzae (Linnaeus, 1758)  Map 8

Material examined.

New Brunswick, Westmorland Co., Moncton, 21.IV.1945, 24.IV.1945, R. S. Forbes (3, AFC).

Collection and habitat data.

This introduced cosmopolitan species is a pest of stored grain products worldwide ( Anderson 2002).No bionomic data are associated with the specimens of this species from New Brunswick.

Distribution in Canada and Alaska.

BC, ON, QC, NB, NS, PE, NF ( McNamara 1991c; McCorquodale et al. 2005; Majka et al. 2007c).