Showing 15 types of MOTHS (STORED PRODUCT)
Likely this is native to tropical regions of the world.
Possibly European in origin, as it first was discovered as a grain pest in the French province of Angoumois, from which it got its common name. It was found infesting grain in the United States in 1728, and now is found worldwide.
Possibly of European origin, as it is now found nearly worldwide but appears to be most serious as a pest in Great Britain and Europe.
Possibly Asian in origin, but found throughout the world.
Not mentioned in the literature, but found throughout North America and Europe.
Possibly native to North America.
This species requires high humidity to survive well and is found in South America, leading to suspicion that its origin is also Latin America. In the U.S. it is found along the Gulf States from Florida to Texas and north into Virginia.
A native of Europe and Asia, but now found throughout the world. The common name was given to the moth by an American entomologist who found it infesting cornmeal, or “Indian” corn.
Not found in literature, but this moth is found throughout the world.
Argument exists over whether this species originated in the Mediterranean or Central America, but it now is found throughout the world.
This moth may be native to Latin America and is more common in southern California than anywhere else in the U.S.
Likely this is native to tropical regions of the world but is found throughout the world at this time.
Found throughout the world in a wide variety of plant based products. It is found most often in humid climates, and is a severe problem in cocoa or nut meats originating in tropical countries.
Some dispute exists over whether it originated in Africa or Europe, but it is now found throughout the world and is very common throughout North America.
Possibly a native of Europe since it is more common there, but now found worldwide and throughout much of North America. It appears to be a more severe pest of stored products in some European countries than it is in the United States.