BF Cacao Moth Ephestia elutella. (Hübner, ). Wingspan c 20 mm. Quite a common and widespread moth, and something of a pest species . Citation: MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory () Cacao Moth ( Ephestia elutella) Updated on 3/30/ PM Available. Semiochemicals of Ephestia elutella, the Tobacco moth. Phylum: Arthropoda. Subphylum: Uniramia. Class: Insecta. Order: Lepidoptera. Family: Pyralidae.

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Don’t need the entire report? Knowledge Bank home Change location. Observations on Ephestia elutella Hubner. Investigations on tobacco storage pests and their dlutella in Fujian Province.

Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. Ephestia elutellathe cacao mothtobacco moth or warehouse mothis a small moth of the family Pyralidae.

Pest Lepidoptera of Europe with special reference to the British Isles.

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The biology of Ephestia elutella. Entomologie et Phytopathologie Appliquees, 52 2: Continuing to use www. Cookies on Plantwise Knowledge Bank Like most websites we use cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.


Ephestia elutella – Wikipedia

EU pesticides database www. Less usual foods include [1] dried-out meat and animal carcasses, specimens leutella insect collections, and dry wood. Insect and mite pests of tobacco in Zimbabwe: Datasheet Ephestia elutella chocolate moth.

Larva Head reddish brown or yellowish brown marked with darker brown; body yellowish white; peritreme of spiracles, pinacula, prothoracic and anal plates and parts of thoracic legs reddish or yellowish brown. Karsholt and Razowski, Apollo Books, pp. The caterpillars are often considered a pestas they feed on dry plant produce, such as cocoa beans and tobaccoas well as cereals and dried fruit and nuts. Kamali K; Taheri MS, Lepidoptera, Part 1 Microlepidoptera.

This species has been known under a number of junior synonyms: Growth Stages Top of page Fruiting stage, Post-harvest. Head and thorax greyish brown, abdomen usually paler; antennae simple, filiform.

Adler C; Reichmuth C, ellutella Nachrichtenblatt fur den Pflanzenschutz in der DDR, 43 Larvae eat only a small amount, but foul the food source extensively with webbing and frass. A key to the larvae of some species of Phycitinae Lepidoptera, Pyralidae associated with stored products, and of some related species. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat Search Details New Zealand Biosecurity.


It appears that inundative releases of T. Male wing-gland pheromone of Ephestia elutella. Cacao moth Scientific classification Kingdom: Effects of temperature and humidity on development of four pyralid moth pests of stored products. Chemical Control Due to the variable regulations around de- registration epyestia pesticides, we are for the moment not including any specific chemical control recommendations.

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