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RICE WEEVIL

Their head look like a trunk and they are brown, almost black with red spots on their wings. The female lays her eggs in rice from which the larva later on feeds off of. They also eat grain. Rice weevils comes to Sweden by transports and thereafter establish in larders and packages with rice. They are dependent of heat and will therefore not survive in cold places.

How to avoid them:

  • Store rice and grain in cool locations

Suitable treatments: cleaning and chemical treatment.