genus Tribolium


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Noun1.genus Tribolium - flour beetlesgenus Tribolium - flour beetles        
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Tenebrionidae, Tenebrionidae - a family of arthropods including darkling beetles and mealworms
flour beetle, flour weevil - an insect that infests flour and stored grains
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In the genus Tribolium, two groups were formed with bootstrap confidence (less than 50%): one consisted of T.
Damage due to pest of the genus Tribolium on flours or other cereal processed products, are mostly impurities and stains which would be capable of poisoning consumers [2].
In flour beetles of the genus Tribolium, cannibalism appears to be sufficient to explain cycling among some life stages and relative stability in others (Sokoloff 1974, Costantino and Desharnais 1991) and may produce aperiodic cycling and even chaotic behavior (Costantino ct al.