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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Bulletin of Entomological Research, Entomological Knowledge, 40 4: Diagnostic Notes Adult Forewing greyish brown, variably suffused with darker brown; postmedian and antemedian fasciae dark greyish brown; postmedian fascia double, with pale line between; pale band along basal margin of antemedian fascia; two dark discal spots usually present.

For further information, we recommend you visit the following resources: Growth Stages Top of page Fruiting stage, Post-harvest. Preliminary investigation of insect pests in stored tobacco leaves in Guizhou Province.

Chemical Control Due to the variable regulations around de- registration of pesticides, we are for the elytella not including any specific chemical control recommendations.

A guide to their identification. Retrieved from ” https: You e,utella help Wikipedia by expanding it. Evaluation of esfenvalerate prosol for control of stored product insect pests.


Insect Knowledge, 27 No. The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.

Cacao Moth Ephestia elutella – UKMoths

Apollo Books, pp. Pests of stored products in Switzerland: Lepidoptera, Part 1 Microlepidoptera. Pesticide Science, 35 3: Male wing-gland pheromone of Ephestia elutella. Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie, 62 3: Egg Oval with slight projection at one end; surface with irregular, star-shaped sculpturing; yellowish white.

In other eoutella Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 10 4: Datasheet Ephestia elutella chocolate moth.

Ephestia elutella, Warehouse Cocoa Moth – Russell IPM – SPI

Pest Lepidoptera of Eutella with special reference to the British Isles. Tignola del cacao Netherlands: Pupa Pale yellow at first, becoming reddish brown; spiracles slightly raised; cremaster rounded, with eight hooked setae.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Morphological characteristics of Ephestia elutella Hubner Lepidoptera; Pyralidae and preliminary observations on its winter generation in Iran. Brower found that when eggs of Ephestia cautella [Cadra cautella], E. Junk Publishers, Dordrecht, pp.

Time, concentration and temperature relationships for phosphine activity in tests on diapausing larvae of Ephestia elutella Hubner Lepidoptera: Knowledge Wlutella home Change location. 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.


Ephestia elutella

Search Details New Zealand Biosecurity. Karsholt and Razowski, Pe ;en Karsholt O; Razowski J, Continuing to use www. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.

Pheromonal Control The same pheromone will attract E.

Insect and mite pests of tobacco in Zimbabwe: Nachrichtenblatt fur den Pflanzenschutz in der DDR, 43 The efficacy of carbon dioxide or nitrogen to control different stored products insects in metal grain bins.

Diagnostic Images Dorsal – Larvae. Head and thorax greyish brown, ephesia usually paler; antennae simple, filiform. Investigations on tobacco storage pests and their enemies in Fujian Province. Karsholt O; Razowski J, Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.

This moth flies eephestia the warmer months, e.

Views Read Edit View history. A survey of stored product Lepidoptera in New Zealand. Density and spatial pattern of cigarette beetles and tobacco moths in Cape Verde Islands.