The biology of Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton) was studied under controlled conditions in the laboratory. At a constant temperature of 30°C, oviposition was. PDF | On Jan 1, , P.S. Jagadish and others published Biology of rice moth, Corcyra cephalonica Stainton on foxtail millet. PDF | On Jan 1, , Devi M. B. and others published Biology and morphometric of rice moth Corcyra cephalonica.

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Indian Journal of Entomology, 57 1: Other recorded [1] foods are flour and dried fruits. Rice moth in sorghum.

Adults light greyish-brown in colour, 12 mm long and with a wing span of about 15 mm, without any markings on the wings but veins are slightly darkened. Huang FN; Subramanyam B, The effects of plant materials on certain aspect of the development of the rice moth Corcyra cephalonica St. Tiny larva after hatching is creamy-white, with a prominent head. The species of the genus Corcyra have recently been considered members of the genus Aphomia by some researchers.

Insect Environment, 8 2: International Pest Control, 39 6: Cephaponica distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Proceedings of the Zoological Society, Series B, The rice moth Corcyra cephalonica is a moth of the family Pyralidae. Effects of neem derivatives on survival, growth and development of the rice moth, Corcyra cephalonica Stainton.


rice meal moth (Corcyra cephalonica)

Da Costa Lima A, Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. Prefers broken grains and flour. Current research at the Scottish Agricultural College. Moths commence mating and egg laying immediately after emergence.

Report of the Tropical Products Institute, L The removal of infested residues cepphalonica last season’s harvest is essential as is general hygiene in stores, such as ensuring that all spillage is removed and cracks and crevices filled. Environment and Ecology, 13 2: List of Lepidoptera associated with stored commodities in Vietnam.

Chemical Control Due to the variable regulations around xephalonica registration of pesticides, we are for the moment not including any specific chemical control recommendations.

Moths are short lived but realise a fecundity of — eggs per female within a few days after emergence. It moves about actively and feeds on broken grains for sometime and then starts spinning web to join grains. Bioactivity and residual toxicity of deltamethrin, incorporated into rice bran and rice husk, against the pests of stored products.

Corcyra cephalonica (rice meal moth)

Insects and Arachnids of Tropical Stored Products: Journal of Stored Products Research, 31 3: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A review of the biology and control of the rice moth Corcyra cephalonica Stainton Lepidoptera: Evaluation on the ovicidal activity of some indigenous plant extracts on rice moth, Corcyra cephalonica Staint.

Arthropod natural enemies in stored product – overlooked and under-exploited. Osman N, Sidik M ed.

This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat The larvae crawl over the stored food and in the last instar construct cocoons that may be found within the stored food, on sack surfaces and store structures.


Screening of plant extracts for ovicidal effect on the rice moth, Corcyra cephalonica Stainton.

Rajkumar R; Anitha TN, The webbing formed by the larvae is noticeably more dense and tough than that cephalonifa by the larvae of either Cadra cautella or Plodia interpunctella. In cases of heavy infestation the food material becomes tightly matted together with webbing, cocoons, cast skins and frass.

Corcyra cephalonica, The Rice Moth

Revista Brasileira de Sementes, 17 2: Close Find out more. Organics in Sustaining Soil Fertility and Productivity, Ehtashamul and Mohammad, Cephalnica fur Angewandte Entomologie, 89 5: Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia, 9: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Chakraborti S; Chatterjee ML, Effects of plant products and edible oils against rice moth Corcyra cephalonica Stainton in stored groundnuts.

Insects and arachnids from stored products: More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: Pupation takes place inside an extremely tough, opaque whitish cocoon that is surrounded by webbed grains. Shameer KS; Chandrika Mohan, Rio de Janeiro, Escola Nacional de Agronomia, 6 2: Title Larvae Caption Larvae and damage to stored products.