Taxon profile


Indian Meal Moth
Plodia interpunctella (Hübner, 1813)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Pyralidae »  genus Plodia

Scientific synonyms

Tinea interpunctella Hübner, 1813 o
Plodia interpunctella castaneella Reutti, 1898
Tinea castaneella Reutti, 1898
Ephestia glycinivora Matsumura, 1917
Ephestia glycinivorella Matsumura, 1932
Unadilla latercula Hampson, 1901
Tinea zeae Fitch, 1856





Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete


Intertaxon relationships

food: Prosopis alba Griseb. - Algarrobo Blanco

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Plodia interpunctella (Hübner, 1813)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Plodia interpunctella]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Plodia_interpunctella]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Plodia interpunctella (Hübner)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441827]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Plodia interpunctella (Hubner, 1813)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Australian Faunal Directory [56101870-5f8e-4e16-a8ef-0d2967772472]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Plodia interpunctella (Hübner, 1813)]
Data retrieved on: 14 February 2014
EN Šefrová H., Laštůvka Z. (2005): Catalogue of alien animal species in the Czech Republic, Acta univ. agric. et silvic. Mendel. Brun., LIII, No. 4, pp. 151-170 [as Plodia interpunctella (Hübner, 1813)]
Data retrieved on: 23 December 2018

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o original combination

i species introduced to area described by check-list

s synantropic species (In area described by check-list dependent on human)