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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A catalogue of parasites and predators of terrestrial arthropods. Pupa Pale yellow at first, becoming reddish brown; spiracles slightly raised; cremaster rounded, with eight hooked setae. Brower found that when eggs of Ephestia cautella [Cadra cautella], E.

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Male wing-gland pheromone of Ephestia elutella.

Cookies on Plantwise Knowledge Bank Like eluetlla websites we use cookies. Cacao moth Scientific classification Kingdom: Go to distribution map Evaluation of esfenvalerate prosol for control of stored product insect pests.

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Minute seta in from of spiracle never on a pigmented plate. Close Find out more. For further information, we recommend you visit the following resources: A survey of stored product Lepidoptera in New Zealand. A key to the larvae of some species of Phycitinae Lepidoptera, Pyralidae associated with stored products, and of some related species.

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About eggs laid on the foodstuff or on sacking. A subspecies is E. Diagnostic Images Dorsal – Larvae.

This species has been known under a number of junior synonyms: Don’t need the entire report? The average percentage hatch after exposure to T.


Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be ephestiia by going to Generate Report. Insects and arachnids of tropical stored products. References – Carter, D.

Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie, 62 3: New Zealand Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 14 1: The biology of Ephestia elutella. EU pesticides database www. This Phycitini -related article is a stub.

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