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The Mediterranean Flour Moth, Indian Flour Moth or Mill Moth (Ephestia kuehniella) is a moth of the family Pyralidae. It is a common pest of dry plant produce - especially cereals - and found around the world. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Wikipedia

Sensitization to moth has been shown to be quite common. It seems to be mostly an occupational allergen.

Allergen-exposure can occur at moth breeding (rearing) industries for pest control and as a contaminating factor in flour and cereals. Copyright Copyright © 2006 Phadia AB. Source: ImmunoCap, ImmunoCap

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Mediterranean flour moth (Ephestia kuehniella)
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Med flour moth

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Tag Language Translation
zh-CN Chinese (China) 地中海粉螟
Synonyms: 地中海斑螟;地中海粉蠹
fr-CA French (Canada) Ephestia kuehniella
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Vahemere jahumardikas
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Polilla mediterranea de la harina (Ephestia kuehniella)
it-IT Italian (Italy) Ephestia kuehniella
Synonyms: Tignola grigia della farina (Ephestia kuehniella)
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Ephestia kuehniella
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Ephestia kuehniella
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) Ephestia kuehniella
fr-BE French (Belgium) Ephestia kuehniella
Synonyms: Pyrale de la farine, i203