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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

KEY TO SELECTED PYRALOIDEA (LEPIDOPTERA)
LARVAE INTERCEPTED AT U. S. PORTS OF ENTRY
Couplet 16
Spiracle of A8 as large as the area enclosed by the sclerotized ring around seta SD1 (Fig.37)
.......................................................................................................................Ephestia kuehniella (Zeller)


Distribution: nearly cosmopolitan; does not occur in Hawaii

Hosts: 2006: Annona sp., Annona cherimola, Cajanus cajan, Chrysophyllum sp., Chrysophyllum cainito, Dennettia sp., Ixora sp., Mangifera indica, Moringa oleifera, Vigna unquiculata, Zea mays

pre-1998: stored grain, stored and dried vegetable products

Note: see Neunzig 1990
Spiracle of A8 two-thirds or less as broad as the area enclosed by the sclerotized ring around seta SD1 (Fig. 38)...........................................................................................................Ephestia elutella (Hübner)

Distribution: Nearly cosmopolitan; does not occur in Hawaii

Hosts: 2006: Acanthocereus sp., Allium sp., Allium sativum, Arctium lappa, Brassica sp., Capsicum sp., Castanea sp., cereal products, Citrus sp., Craspedia sp., Diospyros sp., Durio zibethinus, Eucalyptus sp., Ficus carica, Humulus lupulus, Hydrangea sp., Juglans sp., Juglans nigra, Lavandula sp., Malus sp., Medicago sativa, Ocimum basilicum, Oryza sativa, Persea americana, Phaseolus vulgaris, Protea sp., Prunus sp., Prunus armeniaca, Prunus avium, Punica granatum, Quercus sp., Ribes sp., Ribes rubrum, Tagetes sp., Triticum sp., Vitis sp., Zea mays

pre-1998: stored and dried vegetable products

Note: see Neunzig 1990; early instars with partial sclerotization of SD1 ring A1 to A7
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