genus Ephestia

noun
small moths whose larvae spin silken tunnels and feed on stored food products
Syn: ↑Ephestia
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Pyralidae, ↑family Pyralidae, ↑Pyralididae, ↑family Pyralididae
Member Meronyms: ↑tobacco moth, ↑cacao moth, ↑Ephestia elutella

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  • Ephestia — noun small moths whose larvae spin silken tunnels and feed on stored food products • Syn: ↑genus Ephestia • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pyralidae, ↑family Pyralidae, ↑Pyralididae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ephestia elutella — Taxobox name = Ephestia elutella image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera familia = Pyralidae subfamilia = tribus = genus = Ephestia species = E. elutella binomial = Ephestia elutella binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Ephestia elutella — noun small moth whose larvae feed on tobacco and other dried plant products • Syn: ↑tobacco moth, ↑cacao moth • Hypernyms: ↑pyralid, ↑pyralid moth • Member Holonyms: ↑Ephestia, ↑genus Ep …   Useful english dictionary

  • arthropod genus — noun a genus of arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangium, ↑genus Phalangium, ↑Chelifer, ↑genus Chelifer, ↑Mastigoproctus, ↑genus Mastigoproctus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mediterranean Flour Moth — Conservation status Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Pyralididae — noun bee moths; corn borers; flour moths • Syn: ↑Pyralidae, ↑family Pyralidae, ↑family Pyralididae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Pyralidae — noun bee moths; corn borers; flour moths • Syn: ↑Pyralidae, ↑Pyralididae, ↑family Pyralididae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Pyralididae — noun bee moths; corn borers; flour moths • Syn: ↑Pyralidae, ↑family Pyralidae, ↑Pyralididae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pyralidae — noun bee moths; corn borers; flour moths • Syn: ↑family Pyralidae, ↑Pyralididae, ↑family Pyralididae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tobacco moth — noun small moth whose larvae feed on tobacco and other dried plant products • Syn: ↑cacao moth, ↑Ephestia elutella • Hypernyms: ↑pyralid, ↑pyralid moth • Member Holonyms: ↑Ephestia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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