Possibly India (CABI)
First discovered in California in 1953, but the infestation was eradicated; since then, it has been frequently intercepted on imported cargo (Harris 2015)
Usually found in imported cargo at ports of entry (Harris 2015)
Destructive pest of cereal grains and oilseeds (CABI)
U.S. Government Printing Office. Electronic Code of Federal Regulations.
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
See what states have a federal quarantine for any of the targeted Hungry Pests, and identify which pests or diseases are at greatest risk due to a suitable habitat. In addition to federal quarantines, state-level quarantines might apply see State Summaries of Plant Protection Laws and Regulations (National Plant Board).
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State and Local Government
South Dakota Department of Agriculture.
CABI. Invasive Species Compendium. Trogoderma granarium. CAB International. [Accessed Sep 16, 2017].
Harris, D.L. 2015. Khapra Beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts. University of Florida, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension. Electronic Data Information Source Publicaton EENY-372 (IN667).
Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Trogoderma granarium. [Accessed Sep 10, 2014].