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Aglossa pinguinalis, the large tabby or grease moth, is a moth in the subfamily Pyralinae. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1758 10th edition of Systema Naturae.
The forewings are greyish brown clouded with a darker hue. They are covered by two indented lines. The dark-hued larvae feed on animal fats, greasy clothing, animal droppings, dead vegetation, fruit and grasses.
Native to Eurasia. It has been introduced in North America.
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