Phycitinae

Phycitinae

[fī′sīt·ən‚ē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large subfamily of moths in the family Pyralididae in which the frenulum of the female is a simple spine rather than a bundle of bristles.
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3 Phycitinae Elasmopalpus lignosellus Zeller Totales 170 139 Familia Subfamilia Especie Sitios RO HO Crambidae Pyraustinae Achyra bifidalis (Fabricius) 2 5 Nomophila indistinctalis (Walker) Geometridae Oxydia cf.
A sex pheromone has been identified in various species in the Phycitinae subfamily (Millar et al.
The cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), belongs to the economically important subfamily Phycitinae, which includes such species as the Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella (Hubner), and the Mediterranean flour moth, Ephestia kuehniella (Zeller) (Borror et al.