Taxon profile


Merchant Grain Beetle
Oryzaephilus mercator (Fauvel, 1889)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Silvanidae - grain beetles »  genus Oryzaephilus

Scientific synonyms

Silvanus gossypii Chittend, 1897
Silvanus mercator Fauvel, 1889


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Similar species

Oryzaephilus surinamensis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Saw-toothed Grain Beetle

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [124860]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Oryzaephilus mercator (Fauvel, 1889)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Oryzaephilus mercator]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Oryzaephilus_mercator]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Oryzaephilus mercator (Fauvel)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016

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