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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. At rest, adult moths typically hold the tip of their abdomen at 90° to their body. Their upperwings are fairly colourful by moth standards, and have a wingspan of 18–30 mm.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Jul 17, 2019. Captured in Koekanger Dwarsdijk 42, 7958 SV Koekange, Netherlands.