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E. kuehniella

Definition:

a small moth whose larva damages stored grain and flour

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

E. kuehniella*
(* E. kuehniella may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Anagasta kuehniella [species] | Ephestia kuehniella [species] | flour moth | Mediterranean flour moth | mill moth | A. kuehniella [abbreviation, species]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Mediterranean Flour Moth | Indian Flour Moth | Mill Moth | Numerous [synonym] | see text [synonym] | Ephestia kuehniella [species]

a moth of the family Pyralidae. It's a common pest of dry plant produce - especially cereals - and found around the world. Another common name, less unambiguous, is "flour moth", which may also refer to the related Indianmeal Moth. In addition, the ... (43 of 497 words, 6 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Mediterranean Flour Moth

Britannica Encyclopedia:

pyralid moth [insect] | Pyralis farinalis [species] | Plodia interpunctella [species] | Ephestia kuehniella [species] | Galleria mellonella [species] | Cactoblastis cactorum [species]

any of a group of moths in the order Lepidoptera, most members of which have long, narrow forewings, broader hindwings, and a wingspan of 18 to 35 mm, ... (28 of 543 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/484715​/pyralid-moth

Collins Dictionary:

Mediterranean flour moth | Ephestia kuehniella [species]

a small pyralid mothwhose larvae are an important pest of stored cereals. (12 of 226 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/mediterranean-flour-moth

Oxford Dictionary:

flour moth | Mediterranean flour moth | Ephestia kuehniella [species, sense-specific] | Pyralidae [family, member, sense-specific]

Syllabification: (flour moth) Entry from United States Dictionary | a grayish-yellow moth, the caterpillar of which is a pest of flour and cereal ... (22 of 49 words, 2 definitions)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/flour-moth

New World Dictionary:

Mediterranean flour moth | Ephestia kuehniella [species]

a small, gray moth whose larvae are serious pests in flour (11 of 16 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mediterranean-flour-moth

Merriam-Webster:

Mediterranean flour moth | Anagasta kuehniella [species]

a small largely gray and black nearly cosmopolitan pyralid moth whose larva destroys processed grain products (16 of 35 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/mediterranean flour moth

American Heritage Dictionary:

Mediterranean flour moth | Anagasta kuehniella [species]

A small, pale gray moth "(Anagasta kuehniella") now found worldwide, the larvae of which destroy flour and other stored grain products. (21 of 25 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mediterranean-flour-moth

Random House Dictionary:

Mediterranean flour moth | Anagasta kuehniella [species]

a small cosmopolitan moth whose larvae damage stored foodstuffs, as grain and flour. (13 of 18 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/mediterranean-flour-moth

Wiktionary:

Mediterranean flour moth | Mediterranean flour moths [plural] | Indian flour moth [synonym] | mill moth [synonym]

Ephestia kuehniella, a species of moth that feeds on grain. (10 of 11 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Mediterranean flour moth

Encarta Dictionary:

Mediterranean flour moth | Mediterranean flour moths [plural] | Anagasta kuehniella [species]

a small gray moth, common worldwide, whose larvae feed on grain and grain products. (14 of 33 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861693491​/definition​.html  [offline]

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