Plodia interpunctella

Family : Pyralidae

 

Plodia interpunctella, Pyralidae

The Grain moth or Flour moth (Plodia interpunctella) is a very small infesting moth of the flours, the cereals and of organic substances. Very prolific, it quickly becomes infestant as soon as it gets access to a food source, rendering it unusable. Despite the housewives, it is often present in home premises. The only weapon is prevention © G. Mazza

 

 

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