Main: (Pyralidae / Galleriinae)
62.003 [B&F: 1430] Stored Nut Moth (Paralipsa gularis) (Zeller, 1877)


Naturalised through accidental introduction in dried fruit in warehouses in London since about 1921. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 21-32 mm. Female similar to Bee Moth Aphomia sociella (broader forewings) and Melissoblaptes zelleri (smaller discal spot). Larva feeds on dried fruit, nuts and various dried goods, causing sufficient damage to be a serious pest in some areas.

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