almond moth


almond moth
noun
a moth whose larvae feed on and mat together with webbing various stored products of vegetable origin
Syn: ↑fig moth, ↑Cadra cautella
Hypernyms: ↑pyralid, ↑pyralid moth
Member Holonyms: ↑Cadra, ↑genus Cadra

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noun
: a small grayish brown-marked moth (Cadra cautella) having a larva that feeds on and mats together with webbing a variety of stored products of vegetable origin — called also fig moth

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