FAUNA and FUNGHI of MALTA
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Pyralis farinalis  Linnaeus, 1758
Main synonym = Asopia domesticalis    Zeller, 1847
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Pyralidae
Meal snout moth, Grain snout moth     Baħrija tad-dqiq
Further Information:
The caterpillar feeds on cereals and cereal products and is an important pest especially where cereals are stored.


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