WSBTV.com reported that one of the most destructive beetlesin the world was recently found in luggage at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Had this beetle not been found, it could have cost American taxpayers millions of dollars.
The discovery was made while officers inspected a small bag of dried beans in the luggage of two international passengers arriving from India, officials said.
The small beetle larva was slightly larger than a pinhead, officials said.
Entomologists for the Department of Agriculture identified the insect as a khapra beetle, formally known as Trogoderma granarium. (…)
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