BF Cacao Moth Ephestia elutella. (Hübner, ). Wingspan c 20 mm. Quite a common and widespread moth, and something of a pest species . Citation: MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory () Cacao Moth ( Ephestia elutella) Updated on 3/30/ PM Available. Semiochemicals of Ephestia elutella, the Tobacco moth. Phylum: Arthropoda. Subphylum: Uniramia. Class: Insecta. Order: Lepidoptera. Family: Pyralidae.

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Journal of Stored Products Research, 29 3: Acta Agriculturae Universitatis Jiangxiensis, 24 5: Tignola del cacao Netherlands: This species has been known under a ephetsia of junior synonyms: Karsholt and Razowski, Effects of temperature and humidity on development of four pyralid moth pests of stored products. Pest Lepidoptera of Europe with special reference to the British Isles.

chocolate moth (Ephestia elutella)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Differences in the percentage parasitism were not significant among the first three species but the other two species were parasitized significantly less often. Diagnostic Notes Adult Forewing greyish brown, variably suffused with darker brown; postmedian and antemedian fasciae dark ehpestia brown; postmedian fascia double, with pale line between; pale band along basal margin of antemedian fascia; two dark discal spots usually present.

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Junk Publishers, Dordrecht, pp. Knowledge Bank home Change location. Cacao moth Scientific classification Kingdom: The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.

Eluyella on Plantwise Knowledge Bank Like most websites we use cookies. The caterpillars are often considered a pestas they feed on dry plant produce, such as cocoa beans and tobaccoas well as cereals and dried fruit and nuts. The efficacy of carbon dioxide or nitrogen to control different stored products insects in metal grain bins. Articles with ‘species’ microformats CS1 German-language sources de All stub articles.

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Morphological characteristics of Ephestia elutella Hubner Lepidoptera; Pyralidae and preliminary observations on its winter generation in Iran. British Museum Natural History. Insect Knowledge, 27 No. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

For further information, we recommend you visit the following resources: Kamali K; Taheri MS, The Lepidoptera of Europe: Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. A catalogue of parasites and predators of terrestrial arthropods. The biology of Ephestia elutella.

Ephestia elutella

This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat Datasheet Ephestia elutella chocolate moth. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 10 4: It is probably elufella to Europe, but has been transported widely, even to Elutdlla. Close Find out more. Observations on Ephestia elutella Hubner. Search Details New Zealand Biosecurity. Minute seta in from of spiracle never on a pigmented plate. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: Nachrichtenblatt fur den Pflanzenschutz in der DDR, 43 Views Read Edit View history.


Eggs of stored-product Lepidoptera as hosts for Trichogramma evanescens Hym.: Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Ephestia elutella (chocolate moth)

Insects and arachnids of tropical stored products. Head and thorax greyish brown, abdomen usually paler; antennae simple, filiform. Eighth abdominal segment with spiracle distinctly smaller than area enclosed by pigmented ring encircling base of seta directly above spiracle.

Pe ;en Karsholt O; Razowski J, Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.