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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Image Number D269-1

Due to a defect in their pigment gene, these red flour beetles (about 1/8-inch long) have white or clear eyes rather than the typical black color. Other defective genes are being discovered and exploited as possible biopesticide targets.

Photo by Peggy Greb.



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Last Modified: 5/23/2006
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