The biology of Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton) was studied under controlled conditions in the laboratory. At a constant temperature of 30°C, oviposition was. PDF | On Jan 1, , P.S. Jagadish and others published Biology of rice moth, Corcyra cephalonica Stainton on foxtail millet. PDF | On Jan 1, , Devi M. B. and others published Biology and morphometric of rice moth Corcyra cephalonica.

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Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. Pupation takes place inside an extremely tough, opaque whitish cocoon that is surrounded by webbed grains. Larval period is days in summer and may be extended in winter. Oils from clove, cedar wood, citronella and eucalyptus were also effective.

Title Adult Caption When viewed from above, adults have distinct ‘shoulders’ and rather flat and broad wings. Current research at the Scottish Agricultural College. It moves about actively and feeds on broken grains for sometime and then starts spinning web to join grains. Knowledge Bank home Change location. Age, toxicity, mortality, concentration and growth inhibition established a dose-response relationship whereas feeding inhibition and growth disruption were independent events.

Moths of Europe Volume 4: Indian Journal of Entomology, 57 1: Moths are short lived but realise a fecundity of — eggs per female within a few days after csphalonica.

Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, No. Cephallnica scientific namesnow invalid, for the rice moth are: Although it is capabale of feeding on intact grains, C.


Corcyra cephalonica, The Rice Moth

Eggs are laid anywhere, on the grains, among grains, on the containers or on any surface near the grains, either singly or in clusters. Plant Extracts Vitex negundo leaf powder, neem leaf powder and neem oil were the most effective of a range of plant products tested for efficacy aganist C.

Charles Darwin Research Station, Caterpillars cause the damage by webbing together grains and forming lump and feed from inside it. Indian Journal of Entomology, 69 1: Views Read Edit View history. Annual Review of Entomology, The rice moth Corcyra cephalonica is a moth of the family Pyralidae. forcyra

Corcyra cephalonica (rice meal moth)

Effects of neem derivatives on survival, growth and development of the rice moth, Corcyra cephalonica Stainton. Full grown larva is pale whitish in colour, 15 mm long with short scattered hairs and no markings on body.

Tropical Science, cephaloonica 1: Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Huang and Subramanyam, In cases of heavy infestation the food material becomes tightly matted together with webbing, cocoons, cast skins and frass. Cultural Control and Sanitary Methods Good store hygiene plays an important role in limiting infestation by C.

rice meal moth (Corcyra cephalonica)

Cloves showed the greatest potential of 20 species of spices, six cut flowers and six shade trees evaluated for control of C. Journal of Stored Products Research, 31 3: Gupta PK; Gupta M, Leaf extracts of Ricinus communis, Lawsonia inermis, Acacia nilotica, Cassia fistula, Eucalyptus rudis, Dalbergia sissoo and Parthenium hysterophorus were tested for ovicidal activity against C.


Evaluation on the ovicidal activity of some indigenous plant extracts on rice moth, Corcyra cephalonica Staint. The larvae crawl over the stored food and in the last instar construct cocoons that may be found within the stored food, on sack surfaces and store structures.

Bulletin of Entomological Research, 71 2: The influence of temperature and humidity on the life-cycle of Corcyra cephalonica Stainton Lepidoptera: Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia, 9: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Integrated pest management practices for the production of cereals and pulses. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Oil from sweet flag Acorus calamus was found to repel day-old larvae of C.

This small moth can become a significant pest. Pyralidae with descriptions of new genera and species. Anzeiger fnr Schadlingskunde, Pflanzenschutz, Umweltschutz, 70 5: Tiny larva after hatching is creamy-white, with a prominent head.

Mound LA Editor Adults light greyish-brown in colour, 12 mm long and with a cepahlonica span of about 15 mm, without any markings on the wings but veins are slightly darkened.

Retrieved from ” https: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. New host records of Brachymeria nosatoi Habu, the pupal parasitoid of Opisina arenosella Corccyra.

The species of the genus Corcyra have recently been considered members of the genus Aphomia by some researchers.