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CadelleBeetleLarva

Cadelle beetle larva

The larva of Tenebroides mauritanicus frequently infested ship's biscuits in the day of Hornblower, so the white maggots were often nicknamed 'bargemen', but, also, referred to in the series as weevils.

They are best dealt with by knocking the biscuit on the table until the weevils come out before eating the biscuit.

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