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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This species has been known under a number of junior synonyms: Articles with ‘species’ microformats CS1 German-language sources de All stub articles. Differences in the percentage parasitism were not significant among the first three species but the other two species were parasitized significantly less often.

A key to the larvae of some species of Phycitinae Lepidoptera, Pyralidae associated with stored products, and of some related species. Investigations on tobacco storage pests and their enemies in Fujian Province. The biology of Ephestia elutella.

Growth Stages Top of page Fruiting stage, Post-harvest. Tignola del cacao Netherlands: Herting B; Simmonds FJ, Chemical Control Due to the variable regulations around de- registration of pesticides, we are for the moment not including any specific chemical control recommendations.

Journal of Stored Products Research, 29 3: The efficacy of carbon dioxide or nitrogen to control different stored products insects in metal grain bins. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Cacao Moth

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A catalogue of parasites and predators of terrestrial arthropods. Brower found that when eggs of Ephestia cautella [Cadra cautella], E. Preliminary investigation of insect pests in stored tobacco leaves in Guizhou Province. Diagnostic Notes Adult Forewing elutella brown, variably suffused with darker brown; postmedian and antemedian fasciae dark greyish brown; postmedian fascia double, with pale line between; pale band along basal margin of antemedian fascia; two dark discal spots epestia present.

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Ephestia elutella, Warehouse Cocoa Moth – Russell IPM – SPI

Head and thorax greyish brown, abdomen usually paler; antennae simple, filiform. 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.

Density and spatial pattern of cigarette beetles and tobacco moths in Cape Verde Islands. A guide to their identification. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

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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. Entomological Knowledge, 40 4: Eggs are attacked by the predatory mite Blattisocius tarsalis Haines, Cookies on Plantwise Knowledge Bank Like most websites we use cookies.


Eggs of stored-product Lepidoptera as hosts for Trichogramma evanescens Hym.: It is probably native to Europe, but has been transported widely, even to Australia.

Datasheet Ephestia elutella chocolate moth. The Lepidoptera of Europe: Chemistry of Natural Compounds, The average percentage hatch after exposure to T. Ephestia elutellathe cacao mothtobacco moth or warehouse mothis a small moth of the family Pyralidae. Nachrichtenblatt fur den Pflanzenschutz in der DDR, 43 Egg Oval with slight projection at one end; surface with irregular, star-shaped sculpturing; yellowish white.

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chocolate moth (Ephestia elutella)

About eggs laid on the foodstuff or on sacking. Observations on Ephestia elutella Hubner. If you would like to, you can learn more eluttella the cookies we use. Karsholt and Razowski, Go to distribution map Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.

Diagnostic Images Dorsal – Larvae.