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Tobacco :: Minor pests::Rove beetle

15. Rove beetle: Bledius gracillicornis (Staphylinidae: Coleoptera)
Larval or adult feeding results in withering of seedlings.  Slender, elongate, dark brown beetles flattened with very short elytra; abdomen frequently curved upward; antenna long and hairy. They are usually taken care of by control measures given for nursery beetle pests.