Weevils are often found in dry foods including nuts and seeds, cereal and grain products, such as pancake mix. Their presence is often indic...
Weevils are often found in dry foods including nuts and seeds, cereal and grain products, such as pancake mix. In the domestic setting, they are most likely to be observed when a bag of flour is opened. Their presence is often indicated by the granules of the infested item sticking together in strings, as if caught in a cobweb. Weevils are instantly recognisable by their elongated snouts and the grain weevil is widely accepted as the most common pest of stored grain.
There are two principle species of weevil that cause damage to stored food products in Britain:
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