Entomología y Vectores
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GREDILHA, Rodrigo et al. Occurrence of Oryzaephilus surinamensis Linnaeus, 1758 (Coleoptera:Cucujidae) e Necrobia rufipes De Geer, 1775 (Coleoptera:Cleridae) infesting pet food. Entomol. vectores [online]. 2005, vol.12, n.1, pp. 95-103. ISSN 0328-0381. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0328-03812005000100007.
The occurrence of insects associated with pet foods was verified in simultaneous collections of peletes accomplished after the opening of the sacks wrapped in the industry and distributed for commercialization, in the period of may to november of 2003. There were selected for analysis six different types of the total available marks for sale in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The incidence of the beetles Oryzaephilus surinamensis and Necrobia rufipes was testified.
Keywords : Coleoptera; Necrobia rufipes; Oryzaephilus surinamensis; pet food.