Mediterranean flour moth


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Related to Mediterranean flour moth: Wheat moth, meal moth, raisin moth

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 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.

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