family Pyralidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Pyralidae - bee mothsfamily Pyralidae - bee moths; corn borers; flour moths
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
pyralid, pyralid moth - usually tropical slender-bodied long-legged moth whose larvae are crop pests
genus Pyralis, Pyralis - type genus of the Pyralidae
Galleria, genus Galleria - a genus of Pyralidae
genus Pyrausta, Pyrausta - moths whose larvae are corn borers
Anagasta, genus Anagasta - moth whose larvae are flour moths
Ephestia, genus Ephestia - small moths whose larvae spin silken tunnels and feed on stored food products
Cadra, genus Cadra - a genus of Pyralidae
corn borer, Pyrausta nubilalis - larva of the European corn borer moth; a serious pest of maize
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Bracon hebetor (Say.) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), is a cosmopolitan larval ectoparasitoid that utilizes several pests belonging to the family Pyralidae (Lepidoptera) as host (Fagundes et al., 2005; Shojaei et al., 2006; Yasodha and Natarajan, 2006; Desai et al., 2007; Kyoung et al., 2008; Mohapatra et al., 2008; Dweck et al., 2010).
Insects consumed were from the following taxa: Order Hymenoptera, Families Formicidae and Apidae; Order Coleoptera, Family Scarabaeidae; Order Orthoptera, Family Gryllidae; Order Collembola; Order Lepidoptera, Family Pyralidae; and Order Diptera.