Mediterranean flour moth

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Med′iterra′nean flour′ moth`


n.
a small cosmopolitan moth, Anagasta kuehniella, whose larvae damage stored foodstuffs.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.Mediterranean flour moth - small moth whose larvae damage stored grain and flourMediterranean flour moth - small moth whose larvae damage stored grain and flour
pyralid, pyralid moth - usually tropical slender-bodied long-legged moth whose larvae are crop pests
Anagasta, genus Anagasta - moth whose larvae are flour moths
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The parasitoids were grown in the eggs of the alternative host Ephestia kuehniella Zeller (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
Use of random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) to detect DNA damage induced by Prangos ferulacea (Umbelliferae) essential oil against the Mediterranean flour moth Ephestia kuehniella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
Wheat flour samples were artificially infested with Corcyra cephalonica, Ephestia kuehniella, Tribolium confusum (separately) and with the three insect populations together.
Effect of temperature on development and fecundity of the predaceous plant bug Deraeocoris brevis reared on Ephestia kuehniella eggs.
Key words: Ephestia kuehniella, Insulin, 20-hydroxyecdysone, Reproduction, Metabolism.
Methoxyfenozide reduced pupal stage duration of Mediterranean flour moth, Ephestia Kuehniella Zeller and inhibited adult exuviations with an LD50 of 0.
Effect of Paecilomyces fumosoroseus (Wise) Brown and Smith (Ascomycota: Hypocerales) alone or in combination with diatomaceous earth against Tribolium confusum Jacquelin du Val (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) and Ephestia kuehniella Zeller (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
evanescens (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) with Ephestia kuehniella and Cadra cautella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) as hosts at three constant temperatures.
2013) y ademas completo su desarrollo cuando se alimento con huevos de la palomilla de las harinas, Ephestia kuehniella Zeller (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) (Montes 2013).
Un ejemplo notable lo constituye la transinfeccion de la cepa feminizante del lepidoptero Ostrinia scapulalis al lepidoptero Ephestia kuehniella, en el que induce androcidio (Fujii et al.
Induction and transmission of Bacillus thuringiensis tolerance in the flour moth Ephestia kuehniella.