Cigarette beetle

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Cigarette beetle

  1. 1. CIGARETTE BEETLE Presented by : P. Kuganath Rukshan Dayarathne Isuru Panampitiya Gihan Sandaruwan
  2. 2. Introdution • Kindom : Animalia • Phylum: Arthropoda • Class : Insecta • Order : Coleoptera • Family : Anobiidae • Genus : Lasioderma • Species : L.Serricorne Lasioderma serricorne
  3. 3. Morphology • Cigarette beetles are, very Small (about 2 to 3mm). reddish brown. oval shaped. • Elytra is covered with fine hair. • Antennae are serrate. • Eggs are white.
  4. 4. Life Cycle
  5. 5. Diets and Habitat • Diets Tobacco Spices Rice Biscuit etc. • Habitats Grain mills, Households, Other food stores
  6. 6. Damage • Damages food and non food stuffs. • Products are contaminated by beetles, laevae, pupae, fecals. • Most important insect of stored tobacco. • Adult chews through package and eats tobaccos, cigars, cigarettes. • Feed on plant materials, grains and spice in households.
  7. 7. Control • Can be controlled without pesticides. • Destroy contaminated food materials and vacuum cleaning of contaminated surfaces. • Cover stores with air tight containers. • Store susceptible foods in a sealed container or in a refrigerator. • Apply insecticides registered for home use.
  8. 8. THANK YOU !

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