Definition of pyralid in English:
An insect of a family (Pyralidae) of small delicate moths with narrow forewings. The larvae of many species are pests of stored foodstuffs.
- Greater wax moths are tympanate pyralid moths, with four sensory cells that have similar frequency responses with different thresholds.
- Microlepidopteran families other than pyralids were excluded due to the inability to resolve extremely small moths on video.
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