Several species of beetles may invade homes. Because they rarely damage anything in the home, they generally are considered to be nuisance pests. These insects vary widely in size and habits. This publication describes some of the more common household-invading beetles found in Missouri.
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Loch, Wayne Eugene; Bailey, Wayne Charles; Enns, Wilbur R., 1913- (University of Missouri Extension, 1993-10)In Missouri, blister beetles are an infrequent pest of alfalfa. When present in sufficient numbers, however, the consequences can be serious. These insects cause only limited plant damage to alfalfa and soybeans. Striped ...
Boyd, Michael L.; Bailey, Wayne Charles (University of Missouri Extension, 2000-02)The bean leaf beetle, Cerotoma trifurcata , is one of the most important soybean pests in the United States. It is tied for second among all pest species attacking soybean foliage, pods and seeds. This insect was once an ...
Ambrosia beetle habitat use, host use, and influence on early wood colonizing microbes in an oak-hickory forest Reed, Sharon E., 1977- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)Knowledge of how exotic ambrosia beetles influence microbe communities and how forest characteristics affect ambrosia beetle abundance will improve policy and management decision. This study aimed to characterize the ...