The Moths of Suffolk
1477 Ephestia figulilella, Raisin Moth, (Gregson, 1871)

National Status : Synanthropic

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : warehouses and storage buildings

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August, with partial second brood in autumn

Larval foodplants : dried fruits and meal

Records : Recorded from East Suffolk (EMM 41:10-12), precise details of this reference have not yet been chased up.

Wingspan details : Wingspan 15-20mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultEphestia elutella, Cacao Moth
Ephestia parasitella
Ephestia cautella, Dried Currant Moth
Ephestia calidella, Dried Fruit Moth

Compare confusion species
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Life history chart
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