Bean Weevils

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Bean Weevil Facts

  • Bean weevils range in size from 3.5 to 5 mm.
  • Bean weevils cause extensive damage to live bean plants, dry stored beans and other grains.

Infesting a variety of seeds and beans, bean weevils, or seed beetles, actually belong to the family Chrysomelidae, which includes leaf beetles. Granivores, bean weevils can live out their entire lives inside a single seed.

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