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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Usually tropical slender-bodied long-legged moth whose larvae are crop pests.

Usage examples (12)
  • · The pyralid moth Hypsipyla sp. (attacks neem shoots in Australia).
  • Deltamethrin is recommended for the control of tineid and pyralid moths.
  • The most common applications are pheromone-baited traps for survey, detection and monitoring of pyralid moths,
  • The pyralid moths Plodia interpunctella and species of Ephestia are particularly sensitive against this bacterium. for more
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