Genus : Ephestia
Family: Crambidae (Insecta/Lepidoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal
A small, drab moth to about 14 mm which holds its wings at its sides when at rest. It belongs to the Subfamily Phycitinae. Distinguished by dark half bands halfway along the forewings. The larvae are maggots which eat dried food products including nuts, fruit and chocolate. Adults fly slowly indoors or in cupboards.