Sawtoothed Grain Beetles
- The sawtooth name come from the tiny projections behind the head that create a saw like appearance
- These beetles may lay dormant over the window, only to reemerge in the spring
- These beetles usually require chemical treatment to remove effectively
The sawtoothed grain beetle is a major pest of food products within the home and commercial spaces. It is one of the few beetles that can not fly. The sawtoothed grain beetle lays eggs in ground flours, such as flour which the larvae feeds upon. If you see these beetles within your home please consult a pest control expert immediately. Creating a clean environment devoid of food will help eliminate the infestation.