Sitotroga cerealella (olivier), the angoumois grain moth is a pretty common grain moth that is found throughout the United States. There are several color variation of this moth, being yellowish- brown. It is specifically known for attacking hard kernel with a devastating consequence.
The infestation of grain by this moth often start in the field right after or during the harvest and continue during storage. It attack both corn and wheat during storage. The female lays about 40 eggs during her lifetime. These eggs take approximately five week to develop into adults.