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Ephestia Guenée, 1845
Ephestia Guenée, 1845; Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. (2) 3 : 319, TS: Tinea elutella Hübner
Anagasta Heinrich, 1956; Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus. 207 : 299, TS: Ephestia kuehiella Zeller
= ; [AUCL]; [GlobIZ]
Hyphantidium Scott, 1859; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1859: 207, TS: Hyphantidium sericarium Scott
= ; [NACL, 85]; [AUCL]; [GlobIZ]
Epheitia ; Johnson, 1895, (missp.)
Anagasta (Phycitinae) ; [NACL, 85]
Ephestia (Phycitinae) ; [NACL, 85]
Ephestia (Phycitini) ; [AUCL]; [GlobIZ]

Subgenus Ephestia

Ephestia disparella Hampson, 1901

Ephestia inquietella Zerny, 1932

fiEphestia mistralella (Millière, 1874)
Ephestia mistralella, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]

Larva on Empetrum?


fiEphestia elutella (Hübner, 1796)
Kaakaokoisa Tobacco Moth Warehouse Moth
Tinea elutella Hübner, 1796
Phycis elutea Haworth, 1811; (emend.)
= ; [NACL, #6021]; [AUCL]
Phycis semirufa Haworth, 1811
= ; [NACL, #6021]; [AUCL]
angusta (Haworth, 1811)
= ; [NACL, #6021]
Phycis rufa Haworth, 1811
= ; [NACL, #6021]; [AUCL]
Hyphantidium sericarium Scott, 1859
= ; [NACL, #6021]; [AUCL]
Ephestia roxburghii Gregson, 1873
= ; [NACL, #6021]; [AUCL]
Ephestia infumatella Ragonot, 1887; Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1887 : 257, TL: Chiclana, Zara
= ; [NACL, #6021]; [AUCL]
Homoeosoma affusella Ragonot, 1888
= ; [NACL, #6021]; [AUCL]
Ephestia icosiella Ragonot, 1888
= ; [NACL, #6021]; [AUCL]
Ephestia amarella Dyar, 1904
= ; [NACL, #6021]
= Ephestia roxburgii ; [AUCL]
uniformata Dufrane, 1942; (infrasubsp.)
= Ephestia roxburghi ; [AUCL]
= ; [NACL, #6021]
Ephestia elutella, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Ephestia elutella, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Ephestia elutella, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Ephestia elutella, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
roxburgii ; Staudinger & Rebel, 1901, (missp.)
roxburghi ; Spuler, 1913, (missp.)
Ephestia elutella ; [NACL, #6021]; [AUCL]
Misidentified/misapplied:
unicolorella Staudinger, 1879; auth., (part)

Larva on (often indoors)


Ephestia parasitella Staudinger, 1859
Ephestia parasitella, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]

Subgenus Anagasta Heinrich, 1956

fiEphestia kuehniella Zeller, 1879
EU, ..., NAF, ..... See [About maps] Jauhokoisa Mediterranean Flour Moth
Ephestia kuehniella Zeller, 1879; Stettin ent. Ztg. 40 (10-12) : 466, TL: Germany
Ephestia fuscofasciella Ragonot, 1887
= ; [NACL, #6020]; [AUCL]
Ephestia gitonella Druce, 1896
= ; [NACL, #6020]; [AUCL]
Homoeosoma ischnomorpha Meyrick, 1931
= ; [AUCL]
alba Roesler, [1965]
= ; [AUCL]
nigra Roesler, [1965]
= ; [AUCL]
Ephestia kuehniella, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Ephestia kuehniella, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Ephestia kuehniella, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Ephestia kuehniella, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]

Anagasta kühmiella ; Poulton, 1888, (missp.)
Anagasta kuhniella ; Adkin, 1892, (missp.)
Anagasta kurhirela ; Johnson, 1895, (missp.)
Anagasta kuehniela ; D'Utra, 1901, (missp.)
Anagasta lunella ; Noel, 1904, (missp.)
Anagasta huchinella ; Craveri, 1915, (missp.)
Anagasta kuchinella ; Bolle, 1921, (missp.)
Anagasta kuehniella ; [NACL, #6020]
Ephestia kuehniella ; [AUCL]
Misidentified/misapplied:
sericarium Scott, 1859; auth., (part)
ceratoniae Zeller, 1848; Thompson, 1887

Larva on (indoors)


Ephestia cypriusella Roesler, 1965

Ephestia welseriella (Zeller, 1848)

Ephestia abnormalella Ragonot, 1887
Ephestia abnormalella Ragonot, 1887; Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1887 : 256, TL: Marghilan


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References:
[AUCL]
Nielsen & Rangsi, 1996; Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Australia; CSIRO, Australia
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[GlobIZ]
Global information system on pyraloidea; GlobIZ; Globales Informtationssystem Zünslerfalter; Note This information is not automatically synchronized with GlobIZ and can sometimes be lagging behind.
[Ian Kimber]
http://www.ukmoths.force9.co.uk/
[MBE]
Moths and Butteflies of Europe; Paolo Mazzei, Diego Reggianti and Ilaria Pimpinelli; http://www.leps.it/
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[SVF]
Svenska fjärilar; Naturhistoriska riksmuseet; (Sweden)


Some related literature:
Guenée, 1845
Essai sur une nouvelle classification des microlépidoptès Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. (2) 3 : 297-344
Heinrich, 1956
American moths of the subfamily Phycitinae Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus. 207 : 1-581
Ragonot, 1887
Diagnoses d'espèces nouvelles de Phycitidae d'Europe et des pays limitrophes Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1887 : 225-260
Zeller, 1879
Lepidopterologische Bemerkungen Stettin ent. Ztg. 40 (10-12) : 462-473


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