flour moth


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flour moth

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(Animals) a pyralid moth, Ephestia Kuehniella, the larvae of which are an important pest of flour mills and granaries
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figulilella (Gregson)), Mediterranean flour moth (Ephestia kuehniella Zeller), tobacco moth (E.
2004) reported that they were able to transmit the Bt-tolerance properties to offspring by a maternal effect in case of flour moth (Ephestia kuehniella).
The goal of this study was to compare molecular methods for the detection of Wolbachia in the Mediterranean flour moth Ephestia kuehniella (Keller) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), and potentially other endosymbiotic bacteria in their insect host, in preserved specimens over time.
Now Shirk is testing piggyBac in the Indianmeal moth, Plodia interpunctella, the number-one stored-product pest, and in two other pests that infest stored foods--Mediterranean flour moth, Anagasta kuehniella, and red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum.
The cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), belongs to the economically important subfamily Phycitinae, which includes such species as the Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella (Hubner), and the Mediterranean flour moth, Ephestia kuehniella (Zeller) (Borror et al.