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Showing 7 types of MOTHS (STORED PRODUCT)

Almond Moth

Latin Name: Cadra cautella

Likely this is native to tropical regions of the world.

Angoumois Grain Moth

Latin Name: Sitotroga cerealella

Latin Family Name: Gelechiidae

Possibly European in origin, as it first was discovered as a grain pest in the French province of Angoumois, from which it got its common name. It was found infesting grain in the United States in 1728, and now is found worldwide.

Casemaking Clothes Moth

Latin Name: Tinea pellionella

Latin Family Name: Tineidae

Possibly Asian in origin, but found throughout the world.

Indian Meal Moth

Latin Name: Plodia interpunctella

Latin Family Name: Pyralidae

A native of Europe and Asia, but now found throughout the world. The common name was given to the moth by an American entomologist who found it infesting cornmeal, or “Indian” corn.

Mediterranean Flour Moth

Latin Name: Ephestia kuehniella

Latin Family Name: Pyralidae

Argument exists over whether this species originated in the Mediterranean or Central America, but it now is found throughout the world.

Raisin Moth

Latin Name: Cadra figulilella

Likely this is native to tropical regions of the world but is found throughout the world at this time.

Webbing Clothes Moth

Latin Name: Tineola bisselliella

Latin Family Name: Tineidae

Some dispute exists over whether it originated in Africa or Europe, but it is now found throughout the world and is very common throughout North America.

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