Grain weevils

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Grain Weevil Facts

  • Grain Weevils are ¼ of an inch in length.
  • Grain Weevils are black-brown in color.

What Are Grain Weevils?

Grain weevils are the most destructive pests of stored grain. The source of infestation can usually be found in a cupboard in cereals.


  • Closely resembles the rice weevil;
  • No functional wings;
  • Breeds only on grain in storage;
  • Both larva and adult feed on grain;
  • Females lay up to 250 eggs;

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