Pyraloidea

Pyralinae

Imago
Genus
Pyralis
Species
farinalis
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
English Vernacular
Meal Moth
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 22-30mm

Imago: Univoltine, a species associated with old barns, sheds and flour mills , occasionally comes to light.

Larva: Feeds on stored grain and flour.

Overwinter: As a larva

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