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A total of 80 results were found at 11:30 on 26th May 2024 when searching for Pyralidae.

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  • Chilo terrenellus Pagenstecher, 1900 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Common names: Dark headed striped borer, Dark headed rice borer.
  • Citripestis eutraphera Meyrick, 1933 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Common name: Fruit borer.
  • Citripestis sagittiferella Moore, 1891 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Common names: lemon fruit borer, citrus fruit borer.
  • Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton, 1866) 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Synonyms: Anerastia lineata Legrand, 1965, Corcyra translineella Hampson, 1901, Melissoblaptes cephalonica Stainton, 1866, Melissoblaptes oeconomellus Mann, 1872, Tineopsis theobromae Dyar, 1913. Common name: rice moth.
  • Cryptoblabes adoceta Turner, 1904 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Common name: sorghum head caterpillar.
  • Cryptoblabes gnidiella Millière, 1867 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Common names: sorghum earhead worm, rind-boring orange moth, honeydew moth, christmas berry webworm, Citrus pyralid.
  • Ctenomeristis ebriola Meyrick, 1934 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Common name: Mango caterpillar.
  • Deanolis sublimbalis Snellen, 1899 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Synonyms: Noorda albizonalis Hampson, 1903, Sceliodes iriocapna Meyrick, 1938. Common name: Red-banded mango caterpillar.
  • Desmia funeralis (Hübner, 1796) 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Common names: Grape leaffolder, GLF.
  • Ectomyelois ceratoniae (Zeller, 1839) 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Synonyms: Euzophera zellerella Sorhagen, 1881, Heterographis rivulalis Warren & Rothschild, 1905, Hypsipyla psarella Hampson, 1903, Laodamia durandi Lucas, 1950, Myelois ceratoniae Zeller, 1839, Myelois oporedestella Dyar, 1911, Myelois phoenicis Durrant, 1915, Myelois tuerckheimiella Sorhagen, 1881,.... Common name: carob moth.
  • Elasmopalpus lignosella Zeller, 1848 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Common names: sugarcane jumping borer, lesser corn stalk borer.
  • Ephestia elutella (Hubner, 1796) 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Synonyms: Ephestia amarella Dyar, 1904, Ephestia elutella uniformata Dufrane, 1942, Ephestia icosiella Ragonot, 1888, Ephestia infumatella Ragonot, 1887, Ephestia roxburghi Spuler, 1913, Ephestia roxburghii Gregson, 1873, Ephestia roxburgii Staudinger & Rebel, 1901, Homoeosoma affusella Ragonot, 1888,.... Common names: tobacco moth, Stored products pest.
  • Ephestia elutella (Hübner, 1796) Insecticide resistant form 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Common names: tobacco moth, Stored products pest.
  • Ephestia kuehniella Zeller, 1897 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Synonyms: Ephestia fuscofasciella Ragonot, 1887, Ephestia gitonella Druce, 1896, Ephestia kuehniella alba Roesler, 1965, Ephestia kuehniella nigra Roesler, 1965, Homoeosoma ischnomorpha Meyrick, 1931. Common names: mediterranean flour moth, Stored products pest.
  • Ephestia kuehniella Zeller, 1897 Insecticide resistant form 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Common names: mediterranean flour moth, Stored products pest.
  • Etiella behrii (Zeller, 1848) 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Synonyms: Alata consociella Walker, 1866, Alata subaurella Walker, 1866, Etiella ochristrigella Ragnot, 1888, Pempelia behrii Zeller, 1848. Common name: lucerne seed web moth.
  • Etiella scitivittalis (Walker, 1863) 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Synonyms: Etiella sincerella Meyrick, 1879, Modiana scitivittalis Walker, 1863.
  • Etiella zinckenella (Treitschke, 1832) 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Synonyms: Alata anticalis Walker, 1863, Alata hastiferella Walker, 1866, Arucha indicatalis Walker, 1863, Crambus sabulinus Butler, 1879, Etiella madagascariensis Saalmüller, 1880, Etiella rubribasella Hulst, 1890, Etiella schisticolor Zeller, 1881, Etiella villosella Hulst, 1887, Etiella zinckenella.... Common name: lima bean pod borer.
  • Euzophera pinguis Haworth, 1811 
    Family: Pyralidae

  • Euzophera pyriella Yang 
    Family: Pyralidae

    Common name: Pyralid moth.

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Declared Pest, Prohibited - s12

Prohibited organisms are declared pests by virtue of section 22(1), and may only be imported and kept subject to permits. Permit conditions applicable to some species may only be appropriate or available to research organisations or similarly secure institutions.

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Permitted organisms must satisfy any applicable import requirements when imported. They may be subject to an import permit if they are potential carriers of high-risk organisms.

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Declared pests must satisfy any applicable import requirements when imported, and may be subject to an import permit if they are potential carriers of high-risk organisms. They may also be subject to control and keeping requirements once within Western Australia.

Permitted, Requires Permit - r73

Regulation 73 permitted organisms may only be imported subject to an import permit. These organisms may be subject to restriction under legislation other than the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007. Permit conditions applicable to some species may only be appropriate or available to research organisations or similarly secure institutions.

Unlisted - s14

If you are considering importing an unlisted organism/s you will need to submit the name/s for assessment, as unlisted organisms are automatically prohibited entry into WA.

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Declared pests can be assigned to a C1, C2 or C3 control category under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Regulations 2013. Prohibited organisms can be assigned to a C1 or C2 control category, the control categories are:

C1 Exclusion

Organisms which should be excluded from part or all of Western Australia.

C2 Eradication

Organisms which should be eradicated from part or all of Western Australia.

C3 Management

Organisms that should have some form of management applied that will alleviate the harmful impact of the organism, reduce the numbers or distribution of the organism or prevent or contain the spread of the organism.

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Unassigned: Declared pests that are recognised as having a harmful impact under certain circumstances, where their subsequent control requirements are determined by a Plan or other legislative arrangements under the Act.

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The Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Regulations 2013 (BAM Regs) specify prohibited and restricted keeping categories for the purposes of regulating organisms declared under the BAM Act. In regards to the purposes for which they can be kept, and the entities that can keep them for that purpose. A keeping permit is the administrative tool used to assign specific conditions to the keeping of an organism.

Prohibited keeping

Can only be kept under a permit for public display and education purposes, and/or genuine scientific research, by entities approved by the state authority.

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Organisms which, relative to other species, have a low risk of becoming a problem for the environment, primary industry or public safety and can be kept under a permit by private individuals.

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