Angoumois Grain Moth Sitotroga cerealella: Distribution map

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Angoumois Grain Moth Sitotroga cerealella

(Olivier, 1789)


This adventive species is sometimes imported accidentally with various types of grain and can be subsequently found at large in warehouses that hold this kind of material.

The examples shown from Devon were reared from a bag of Carmargue red rice bought from a shop in Bovey Tracey, by Jeremy Barker who found adults and larvae within.

The species now has an almost cosmopolitan distribution including most of Europe.

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