First Report in Korea of the Stored Grain Pest Cynaeus angustus (LeConte) and a Pictorial Identification Key for Tenebrionid Pests in Stored Products

새로운 저장곡물해충 Cynaeus angustus (LeConte) 및 저장산물의 거저리과 해충에 대한 도해검색

  • Hong, Ki-Jeong (Department of Plant Medicine, Sunchon National University) ;
  • Yun, Tae-Sung (Department of Plant Medicine, Sunchon National University)
  • Received : 2016.11.01
  • Accepted : 2017.05.25
  • Published : 2017.06.01


The larger black flour beetle, Cynaeus angustus (LeConte) (Diaperinae: Tenebrionidae) is reported for the first time in Korea. C. angustus is economically important as an insect pest in stored products in the Nearctic region, and has been identified in several rice mills in Korea. Taxonomic diagnosis and photographs presenting the morphology of adults and larvae are provided, along with a pictorial identification key to 17 tenebrionid pests detected during quarantine in stored products in Korea.


Grant : Inventory and monitoring of biological pathogens-carrying wildlife pests for safety management of agricultural products

Supported by : Rural Development Administration


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