Main: (Pyralidae / Galleriinae)
62.004 [B&F: 1427] Rice Moth (Corcyra cephalonica) (Stainton, 1866)


Naturalised through accidental introduction in cacao from the tropics in warehouses in London, Liverpool and elsewhere. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 15-22 mm. Larva feeds on Cacao, Rice and various dried goods, causing sufficient damage to be a serious pest in some areas.

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