Pyralidae: Phycitinae

1475 (ABH62.063) Mediterranean Flour Moth Ephestia kuehniella, Zeller, 1879

KR06105

Elton
Elton
 Photo © Brian Stone
Elton
 Photo © Brian Stone
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

Synanthropic (associated with human activity).


Wingspan: 20-25mm
Foodplant(s): wheat (flour) (Triticum spp.), stored food material
Flying: Three overlapping generations, April-October
National status: Adventive

Regional Information

Recorded in 3 (1.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2010

Recorded date range (Adult): 10 January to 11 November

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

Adventive