Plodia interpunctella

Eggs are laid on a wide variety of stored food products, including grains/grain products, cereals, dried fruits, seeds, nuts, powdered milk, biscuits, chocolate, candy, spices, dry pet food, bird seed, etc. They are very common in homes and food storage areas. Larval feeding destroys stored food items or contaminates them by larvae droppings and silken webs.

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Common NamesIndian Meal Moth


Specimens sold in alcohol are sent in clear, archival-quality glass vials with poly-seal caps to prevent evaporation. They are sent with alcohol-proof, typed specimen data labels.

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