Corcyra cephalonica

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Corcyra cephalonica larva on stored sorghum (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Frank Peairs, Colorado State University
Source: IPM Images

Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton) - (rice moth)

The larvae are greyish-white and up to 17 mm long. The species is probably native to South-East Asia. It infests stored grain, groundnuts and cacao, especially when these products are moist.

Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Reismotte
• English: rice moth
• Español: polilla del arroz
• Français: pyrale du riz


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