flour moth


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flour moth

n
(Animals) a pyralid moth, Ephestia Kuehniella, the larvae of which are an important pest of flour mills and granaries
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The genes used as insecticides in transgenic corn crops come originally from a bacteria species found in a flour moth of the sort that often invades kitchen cabinets.
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 system targets several stored product moth species including Ephestia elutella (warehouse or cocoa moth), Ephestia kuehniella (mill moth or flour moth), Ephestia figulilella (raisin moth), Cadra cautella (almond moth) and Plodia interpunctella (Indian meal moth).
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.