First third of forewings are pale gray. Remainders are reddish-brown.
Yellowish white, reddish or greenish depending on diet, with brown head.
Attacks grain fruits, coffee beans, dried fruits, cornmeal, chocolate, candies, powdered milk, biscuits, bird seed, etc. Adults cause no damage. Larvae are surface feeders. Adults are strong flyers.
Female lays 100-400 eggs. Upon hatching the larva establishes itself in a crevice of food material.