Oryzaephilus (genus)

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Oryzaephilus surinamensis - head and pronotum (click on image to enlarge it)

Oryzaephilus Ganglbauer, 1899

The genus contains around 15 species including 2 important grain storage pests. The species are characterized by having six lateral teeth on each side of the pronotum (see illustration on right) and by the brownish to black colouration.

Currently, the following species have been entered into the system: