Typhaea stercorea

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Author(s): Clare McLellan, Museum Victoria
Source: PaDIL

Typhaea stercorea (Linnaeus) - (hairy fungus beetle)

The beetle infests mouldy storage products, feeding mainly on the mould and often causing little damage to the products themselves. It is also reported as a pest in poultry houses.

Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Haariger Pilzkäfer
Behaarter Baumschwammkäfer
• English: hairy fungus beetle
• Français: mycétophage des céréales


For details see the respective page in Wikipedia.