FIELD GUIDE PLASTER BEETLE

  1. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    name refers to plaster which remains damp too long will often support a growth of mold which attracts these beetles
    Damp
  2. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    name refers to plaster which remains damp too long will often support a growth of mold which attracts these beetles
    Mold
  3. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    Adults about INCH-1/8
    1/32 inch
  4. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    Adults about 1/32-INCH
    1/8 INCH
  5. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    Identification adult = Color _ brown to brown, rarely black
    Reddish
  6. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    Identification adult = Color reddish _ to brown, rarely black
    Brown
  7. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    Identification adult = Color reddish brown to _, rarely black
    Brown
  8. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    Identification adult = Color reddish brown to brown, rarely _
    Black
  9. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    Eggs are laid singly among _
    fungi
  10. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    _ and _ feed only on mold spores
    larvae and adults
  11. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    Both larvae and adults feed only on _ _
    mold spores
  12. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    They are commonly found in _
    • moldy plant and animal substances, in fungi,
    • in vegetable debris, under bark and stones, under decaying roof shakes
  13. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    They are sometimes found in _ and _ nests
    termite and ant
  14. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    They are commonly found in _ stored food products but cause no direct damage to the food material
    moldy
  15. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    They are commonly found in moldy stored food products but cause _ _ _ to the food material
    no direct damage
  16. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    With _ _, deposition of their fecal material may further reduce the product’s value.
    large infestations
  17. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    With large infestations, deposition of their _ material may further reduce the product’s value.
    fecal
  18. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    Mold beetles can be a problem within the first year of a _ _ _
    newly built home
  19. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    Mold beetles can be a problem in a new home due to plaster or sheetrock walls _ _
    slowly drying
  20. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    _ associated with the plastering temporarily supports mold growth, especially in wall voids
    dampness
  21. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    dampness associated with the plastering temporarily supports _ _, especially in wall voids
    mold growth
  22. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    dampness associated with the plastering temporarily supports mold growth, especially in _ _
    wall voids
  23. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    They can also infest _ _ specimens in herbaria
    mounted plant
  24. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    They can also infest mounted plant specimens in _ and _
    herbaria and museums
  25. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    new plant specimens are not properly _ or _ before mounting and get mold growth on them
    dried or kept dry
  26. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    new plant specimens are not properly dried or kept dry before mounting and get _ _ on them
    mold growth
  27. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    can? can not? fly and are? are not? attracted to lights at night.
    Some species can fly and some are attracted to lights at night.
  28. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    The key to control is _
    The key to control is drying out the problem area enough to stop mold growth
  29. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    control = reduce relative humidity below #%
    20%
  30. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    Temperatures above # deg F kill adult beetles in about 24 hours or less
    110 deg F
  31. PLASTER BEETLE - FIELD GUIDE
    Adults in the living space can be removed with a
    vacuum
Author
ianquinto
ID
349909
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FIELD GUIDE PLASTER BEETLE
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FIELD GUIDE PLASTER BEETLE
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