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Khapra beetle

Scientific Name
Trogoderma granarium
Scientific Author
Everts, 1899
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Dermestidae: Megatominae)

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Distribution

  • Central and South America
  • Europe and Northern Asia
  • Africa
  • South and South-East Asia

Description

Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Taiwan (restricted distribution), India, Iran, Iraq, Israel (restricted distribution), Republic of Korea, Lebanon, Myanmar, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Turkey (restricted distribution), Yemen (restricted distribution).

EuropeCyprus, Former USSR, Spain (restricted distribution), Switzerland (restricted distribution).

Africa: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria (restricted distribution), Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Zanzibar, Tunisia, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

(CABI 2004)

Considered to be endemic to Venezuela and Uruguay

Source:http://agspsrv38.agric.wa.gov.au/pls/portal30/docs/folder/ikmp/pw/ins/pp/sp/fs02200.pdf

 


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