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Noun1.Ephestia - small moths whose larvae spin silken tunnels and feed on stored food productsEphestia - small moths whose larvae spin silken tunnels and feed on stored food products
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Pyralidae, family Pyralididae, Pyralidae, Pyralididae - bee moths; corn borers; flour moths
cacao moth, Ephestia elutella, tobacco moth - small moth whose larvae feed on tobacco and other dried plant products
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Genetic sexing strains have so far not been developed for Lepidoptera, with the exception of balanced lethal strains for the silkworm, Bombyx mori (L.) (Lepidoptera; Bombycidae), and the Mediterranean flour moth, Ephestia kuehniella Zeller (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), following the scheme of Strunnikov (1975).
Ephestia kuehniella (Zeller), Corcyra cephalonica (Strainton) Antheraea pernyi (Guerin- Meneville) and Galleria mellonella (Linnaeus) used (Smith, 1996; Bernardi et al., 2000).
Dlcyphus hesperus Knight (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae) could complete development and reproduction on mullein with or without Ephestia kuehniella Zeller (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) eggs.
Nickle (1979) used four orderly growth which are hydroprene, methoperene ,diflubenzuron, and MV-678 to control Ephestia cautella (Walker) on peanut, they found that increasing of concentration leads to decreasing adult emergence
The parasitoid could be reared in various lepidopteran insect eggs such as Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton) (Pyralidae), Ephestia kuehniella Zeller (Pyralidae), Antheraea pernyi Guerin-Meneville (Saturniidae), or Samia cynthia ricini Boisduval (Saturniidae).
In another study Hydroprene, Methoperane, Diflubenzuron and MV-678 were used to control Ephestia cautella (Walker) on peanuts.
Comparative study of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Aa and Cry1Ac delta-endotoxin activation, inactivation and insitu histopathological effect in Ephestia kuehniella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
Inherited sterility in Mediterranean flour moth Ephestia kuehniella Zeller (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): effect of gamma radiation doses on insect fecundity fertility and developmental period.
(2001) (86.8 d), in which specimens were maintained at 22[degrees]C, 75% RH and 16:8 h L:D photoperiod and were fed Mysus percicae, Aphis phabae and eggs of Ephestia kuehniella (Zeller, 1879) (Lepidoptera, Pyralidade); and by Castro et al.
Similar findings were recorded by Barrer (1976) for Ephestia cautella and Huang and Subramanyam (2003) for P.