Definition of cigarette beetle in English:
A small reddish beetle that infests tobacco and other stored products. Also called tobacco beetle.
- Lasioderma serricorne, family Anobiidae
- The cigarette beetle feeds on a variety of stored products such as paprika, chilli, and dried dog food.
- The cigarette beetle has also been recorded attacking leather, furniture stuffing, and bookbinders paste.
- Adult cigarette beetles are yellowish- to reddish-brown, oval-shaped, and about 1/10 inch long.