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Anagasta kuehniella

CZ: Zavíječ moučný
EN: Flour moth

Occurrence:
Delicatessen
Cereals
Spices


Category:
Parasites


Foodborne Disease:
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Unsuitable for sale (nevhodné k prodeji)

Small moth whose larvae damage stored grain and flour


Description:
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A flour moth (Anagasta kuehniella) (fig.1, 2, 3) together with webbing found in Yorkshire   pudding mix. Pudding mix is a compounded product and the moth was probably present in the flour.

Zavíječ moučný (Anagasta kuehniella) (obr.1, 2, 3) nalezen v pudingovém prášku. Pudingový prášek je směsí ingrediencí a tento hmyz byl pravděpodobně přítomen v mouce.

 


Pictures:

A flour moth in pudding
Source: 1.
anagasta kuehniella
Source: 2.
Anagasta larval and adult stage
Source: 3.

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