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Sitotroga cerealella (Angoumois grain moth)

Synonyms: Aristotelia ochrescens; Gelechia arctella; Gelechia melanarthra; Tinea hordei

Wikipedia Abstract

The angoumois grain moth (Sitotroga cerealella) is a species of gelechioid moth. It is the type species of its genus Sitotroga, placed in the subfamily Pexicopiinae of the twirler moth family (Gelechiidae).
View Wikipedia Record: Sitotroga cerealella

Prey / Diet

Oryza sativa (rice)[1]
Triticum aestivum (common wheat)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[1]


Atomosia puella[2]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg)
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