Appendix A: (Pyralidae / Pyralinae)
62.0711 [B&F: 1419] Painted Meal Moth (Pyralis pictalis) (Curtis, 1834)


Recorded very infrequently in London and elsewhere through accidental importation in grain from Asia. Wingspan 15-34mm. Larva feeds on dried goods, cereals and grain, causing sufficient damage to be a serious pest in some areas; no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
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