Taxon profile


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

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

Scientific synonyms

Silvanus surinamensis Linnaeus, 1758
Dermestes surinamensis Linnaeus, 1758
Silvanus bicornis Erichson, 1846
Colydium frumentarium Fabricius, 1792
Dermestes sexdentatus Fabricius, 1792

Other names

= Sawtoothed Grain Beetle


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Similar species

Oryzaephilus mercator (Fauvel, 1889) - Merchant Grain Beetle

Links and literature

EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Oryzaephilus surinamensis]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Oryzaephilus_surinamensis]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Oryzaephilus surinamensis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [124861]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Oryzaephilus surinamensis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Šefrová H., Laštůvka Z. (2005): Catalogue of alien animal species in the Czech Republic, Acta univ. agric. et silvic. Mendel. Brun., LIII, No. 4, pp. 151-170 [as Oryzaephilus surinamensis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 December 2018

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