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Pyralis farinalis  Geotagged,Meal moth,Netherlands,Pyralidae,Pyralis,Pyralis farinalis,nl: Grote meelmot Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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''Pyralis farinalis'', the meal moth, is a cosmopolitan moth of the family Pyralidae. Its larvae are pests of certain stored foods, namely milled plant products.

It is the type species of the genus ''Pyralis'', and by extension of its entire tribe , subfamily and family. Its synanthropic habits were noted even by 18th- and 19th-century naturalists, who described it using terms like ''domesticalis'' , ''fraterna'' , or the currently-valid ''farinalis'' .

At rest, adult moths.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Jul 17, 2019. Captured in Koekanger Dwarsdijk 42, 7958 SV Koekange, Netherlands.