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When at rest the wings are folded together along the line of the body. The front half of the forewings is a grayish-white color, and the lower half is a rusty red-brown color. Size: About 3/8 inch (10mm) long at rest; wing spread is about 5/8 inch (14mm). Color: Bronze-colored wings. Plodia interpunctella (Hubner) Lepidoptera: Pyralidae.
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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
March 17, 2016