Definition of Mediterranean flour moth

1. Noun. Small moth whose larvae damage stored grain and flour.

Exact synonyms: Anagasta Kuehniella
Generic synonyms: Pyralid, Pyralid Moth
Group relationships: Anagasta, Genus Anagasta

Definition of Mediterranean flour moth

1. Noun. A type of moth that feeds on grain, taxonomic name (spelink Ephestia kuehniella). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mediterranean Flour Moth

Medinilla magnifica
Mediterranean Irish
Mediterranean Irishman
Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean anemia
Mediterranean cypress
Mediterranean diet
Mediterranean exanthematous fever
Mediterranean fever
Mediterranean flour moth
Mediterranean flour moths
Mediterranean fruit fly
Mediterranean hackberry
Mediterranean lymphoma
Mediterranean snapdragon
Mediterranean theileriosis
Mediterranean water shrew

Literary usage of Mediterranean flour moth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report on the Injurious Insects and Other Animals Observed in the Midland by Walter Edward Collinge (1907)
"the mediterranean flour moth. Preventive and Remedial Measures. Much good can be done by collecting the tents with the inhabiting larvae and burning them. ..."

2. Insects Injurious to the Household and Annoying to Man by Glenn Washington Herrick (1914)
"JOHNSON, WG—The mediterranean flour moth. Appendix to the nineteenth report ... CHITTENDEN, FH — Control of the mediterranean flour moth by hydrocyanic acid ..."

3. The Book of Corn: A Complete Treatise Upon the Culture, Marketing and Uses by Herbert Myrick (1904)
"... been replaced is taken as the profit of production and therefore is the interest returned on the permanent investment. Fig 86—mediterranean flour moth ..."

4. The Book of Wheat: An Economic History and Practical Manual of the Wheat by Peter Tracy Dondlinger (1908)
"Hydrocyanic-acid gas is used in fumigating mills to rid them of the Mediterranean flour moth. Perhaps the largest operation of this kind ever made was that ..."

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