Induction and transmission of Bacillus thuringiensis tolerance in the flour moth
Infection density of Wolbachia and level of cytoplasmic incompatibility in the Mediterranean flour moth
, Ephestia kuehniella.
In using the eyecolor mutant of the Mediterranean flour moth
, Shirk says, "The neat thing is that these moths are from a strain originally isolated in the 1920s and used in experiments that led to today's idea of what a gene really is.
Each capsule, made of soft gray cardboard and about the size of an oyster cracker, holds about 500 eggs of the Mediterranean flour moth
If you find weevils or flour moths
-- you'll see webbing first, or the odd moth flutter out when you open a cupboard -- take instant action
Keep nuts in the freezer and use straight from frozen (they'll stay fresh much longer that way) and buy flour in small quantities to avoid getting flour moths
Meal with more than 100 ppm avidin killed larvae of lesser grain borers, red flour beetles, confused flour beetles, sawtoothed grain beetles, flat grain beetles, warehouse beetles, Indianmeal moths, and Mediterranean flour moths
campestris attacks and eats a varied menu, including Mediterranean flour moths
, almond moths, red flour beetles, sawtooth grain beetles, and warehouse beetles.