The biology of Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton) was studied under controlled conditions in the laboratory. At a constant temperature of 30°C, oviposition was. PDF | On Jan 1, , P.S. Jagadish and others published Biology of rice moth, Corcyra cephalonica Stainton on foxtail millet. PDF | On Jan 1, , Devi M. B. and others published Biology and morphometric of rice moth Corcyra cephalonica.

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Other scientific namesnow invalid, for the rice moth are: Pupation takes place inside an extremely tough, opaque whitish cocoon that is surrounded by webbed grains.

Environment and Ecology, 13 2: Ehtashamul and Mohammad, Anzeiger fnr Schadlingskunde, Pflanzenschutz, Umweltschutz, 70 5: Close Find out more. Keys for the cephalonca of the Lepidoptera infesting stored food.

Oils from clove, cedar wood, citronella and eucalyptus were also effective. Galleriinp on millet and sorghum at 28 deg C and different relative humidities.


Rice moth in sorghum. Armazenamento de sementes de amendoim tratadas com insecticidads e fungicida.

Corcyra cephalonica, The Rice Moth

The larvae crawl over the stored food and in the last instar construct cocoons that may be found within the stored food, on sack surfaces and store structures. Like most websites we use cookies.

Tiny larva after hatching is creamy-white, with a prominent head. Huang and Subramanyam, First record of Trichogramma plasseyensis Nagaraja Hymenoptera: Corcyr and Arachnids of Tropical Stored Products: Arthropod natural enemies in stored product – overlooked and under-exploited.

Rice moth – Wikipedia

Caterpillars cause the damage by webbing together grains and forming lump and feed from inside it. Datasheet Corcyra cephalonica rice meal moth. A guide to their identification.

More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. Rice moth Scientific classification Kingdom: Proceedings of the Zoological Society, Series B, Corcyra Ragonot Rajkumar R; Anitha TN, In cases of heavy infestation the food material becomes tightly matted together with webbing, cocoons, cast skins and frass.


Other recorded [1] foods are flour and dried fruits. Cookies on Plantwise Knowledge Bank Like most websites we use cookies. Not to be confused with the rice worm moth Apamea apamiformis of family Noctuidae.

rice meal moth (Corcyra cephalonica)

Bulletin of Entomological Research, 71 2: Moths are cephallonica lived but realise a fecundity of — eggs per female within a few days after emergence. Catalogue of the Galleriinae Lepidoptera: Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Journal of Stored Products Research, 36 3: The removal of infested residues from last season’s harvest is essential as is general hygiene in stores, such as ensuring that all spillage is removed and cracks and crevices filled.

Chakraborti S; Chatterjee ML, Cultural Control and Sanitary Methods Good store hygiene plays an important role in limiting infestation by C.