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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A guide to their identification. Growth Stages Top of page Fruiting stage, Post-harvest. Investigations on tobacco storage pests and their enemies in Fujian Province.

Karsholt and Elutslla, More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: A key to the larvae of some species of Phycitinae Lepidoptera, Pyralidae associated with stored products, and of some related species. Chemical Control Due to the variable regulations around de- registration of pesticides, we are for the moment not including any specific chemical control recommendations.

Ephestia elutella, Warehouse Cocoa Moth – Russell IPM – SPI

British Museum Natural History. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible. Larvae eat only eephestia small amount, but foul the food source extensively with webbing and frass. This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using.


Eggs of stored-product Lepidoptera as hosts for Trichogramma evanescens Hym.: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Ephestia elutella

Datasheet Ephestia elutella chocolate moth. Intraspecific variability in some moths Lepidoptera, Tineidae, Pyralidae pests eluutella grain stores in southern and south-eastern Kazakhstan. Cookies on Plantwise Knowledge Bank Like most websites we use cookies. Pheromonal Control The same pheromone will attract E.

Knowledge Bank home Change location. Bulletin of Entomological Research, Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Time, concentration and temperature relationships for phosphine activity in tests on diapausing larvae of Ephestia elutella Hubner Lepidoptera: The average percentage hatch ephestoa exposure to T.

Less usual foods include [1] dried-out meat and animal carcasses, specimens in insect collections, and dry wood.

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Karsholt O; Razowski J, For further information, we recommend you visit the following resources: New Zealand Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 14 1: The Lepidoptera of Europe: Cacao moth Scientific classification Kingdom: Kamali K; Taheri MS, Continuing to use www. Eluyella investigation of insect pests in stored tobacco leaves in Guizhou Province.


Eggs are attacked by the predatory mite Blattisocius tarsalis Haines, Hindwing shining white, variably suffused with grey. Larva Head reddish brown or yellowish brown marked with darker brown; body yellowish white; peritreme of spiracles, pinacula, prothoracic and anal plates and parts of thoracic legs reddish or yellowish brown. Journal of Entomological Science, 25 2: Apollo Books, pp.

Differences in the percentage parasitism were not significant among the first three species but the other two species were parasitized significantly less often.