Definition of Angoumois grain moth

1. Noun. Small moth whose larvae feed on kernels of stored grains.

Exact synonyms: Angoumois Moth, Sitotroga Cerealella
Generic synonyms: Grain Moth
Group relationships: Genus Sitotroga, Sitotroga



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Literary usage of Angoumois grain moth

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1. Insects Injurious to the Household and Annoying to Man by Glenn Washington Herrick (1914)
"The same methods of control that were outlined for the grain-weevils will also hold the angoumois grain moth in check. REFERENCES TO ECONOMIC LITERATURE ON ..."

2. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"The Angoumois Grain-moth * By far the worst granary pest throughout the South is the " fly-weevil," or Angoumois grain-moth. History. ..."

3. The Cereals in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1908)
"angoumois grain moth. , nv » j . • • (After Chittenden.) the adoption of extensive precautions in flouring mills to guard against its ravages. II. ..."

4. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"The Angoumois Grain-moth * By far the worst granary pest throughout the South is the " fly-weevil," or Angoumois grain-moth. History. ..."

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