One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A grayish-yellow moth, the caterpillar of which is a pest of flour and cereal products.
Ephestia kuehniella, family Pyralidae
- ‘Twice per week, predators were fed eggs of the flour moth, Ephestia kuehniella, and provided with bean pods as oviposition substrate and supply of moisture.’
- ‘When the same bacteria are injected into the common flour moth Ephestia kuehniella, however, they simply kill the males.’
- ‘Fujii et al. 2001 demonstrated that the Wolbachia causing feminization in the Asian corn borer, Ostrinia scapulalis, induced male killing when transferred to the Mediterranean flour moth, Ephestia kuehniella.’
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