Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pyralis farinalis

Pyralis farinalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

meal moth

Pyralis farinalis

Greece, Lefkas, Katouna, 10.ix.2021 © Laurens van der Linde

Pyralis farinalis

another imago


The larvae of the meal moth live on stored products, dead plant material, therefore not to be considered as parasites.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2023).


Lepiforum (2023), (2023).

Last modified 25.vii.2023