indian meal moth

indian meal moth
noun
Usage: usually capitalized I
Etymology: indian meal + moth
: a small variably marked pyralid moth (Plodia interpunctella) having an equally variably colored larva that feeds on cereal products and other dried foods and by its extensive webbing destroys more than it consumes

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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