LESSER GRAIN BORERS

Lesser Grain Borers

Lesser Grain Borers: What you need to know

Identifying Characteristics

  • Lesser Grain Borers measure ‚Öõ inches in length
  • They are red-brown to dark brown in color
  • Adults are cylindrical shaped and the larvae are thick and grub-like in appearance
  • They are generally found in cabinets and pantries but also can find their way into books and wood

Active Season

  • Lesser Grain Borers are found indoors making them active year-round

Interesting Facts

  • Opposed to most stored product pests, Lesser Grain Borer larvae can feed both internally and externally of the food source (grain, flour, rice)

Cause for Concern

  • Lesser Grain Borers infest and destroy many types of stored food products

Town & Country Can Help

Customer Preparation

  • Customers can attempt to identify the source by looking for webbing, larvae, chewed packaging, or beetles in dry foods or suspected source. The treatment can take up to 3 weeks to take care of infestation. If homeowner believes they have found the food source, save it for technician to confirm. We may recommend for customer to throw some foods away if needed.
  • Please be prepared to be out of your home for 1 hour from the time we begin our treatment.

Our Guarantee

  • Town &¬†Country Pest Solutions offers a guarantee that is above the industry average on every pest that we treat. Please contact our office for specific guarantee offers

Contact Us Immediately

If you have any evidence or any suspicion that this pest is around your property do NOT hesitate to contact us before the problem gets out of control.

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At Town & Country Pest Solutions we have gone through great lengths to better understand the pests that we encounter.¬†Photos and videos have been an important tool in our research and we have included them here to help you¬†“identify your¬†pest.”

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