The Cacao Moth (Ephestia elutella)
is a moth
of the family Pyralidae
. It is found in Europe
The wingspan is 14-20 mm. The moth flies from the end of April to October .
The caterpillars feed on cacao but also tobacco and are often seen as a pest.
- The flight season refers to Belgium and The Netherlands. This may vary in other parts of the range.