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Paralipsa gularis (Stored nut moth)

Wikipedia Abstract

Paralipsa gularis, the stored nut moth, is a moth of the family Pyralidae. It is found in the South-East Asia and is an introduced species in Western Europe.The wingspan is 21–32 mm. The male has a huge, silken tuft of golden hairs on the under side of the fore wing. It arises from near the base and, when not expanded, lies in an elongate, sac-like fold along the fore edge of the wing.The caterpillars feed on stored nuts and seeds like walnut, almond, soybean and flax.
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Prey / Diet

Ananas comosus (pineapple)[1]
Arachis hypogaea (Earthnut)[2]
Capsicum annuum (cayenne pepper)[1]
Cyperus papyrus (papyrus)[1]
Gossypium hirsutum (upland cotton)[1]
Guazuma invira (bastardcedar)[1]
Juglans regia (English walnut)[1]
Lansium domesticum (langsat)[1]
Nephelium lappaceum (rambutan)[1]
Prunus dulcis (Almond)[1]
Vitis vinifera (wine grape)[1]



Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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