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So how do you know if you have them?
The clothing moth is a species of Moths from the Tineidae moth family. The caterpillar (larva) of this moth is recognized as a serious pest. It can derive nourishment not only from clothing – in particular wool – and also, like most moth caterpillars, from many other sources.
How do you know if you have them?
The clothes moth is a significant pest, the larvae feeding on a wide variety of material of animal origin such woollens, angora, cashmere and furs. Damage from larval feeding can be severe and the larvae are often difficult detect as they shun the light. Outdoors, adults are on the wing from May to September. Indoors, adults are found all year round.
In domestic properties obvious signs of infestation are damage to clothes and carpets especially around the edges.
Problems caused by Moths:
The clothing moth, or actually the caterpillar (larva) of this moth, is well known as a serious pest. It can feed not only from clothing (wool in particular) but also from many other sources.
Identify a Moth problem
You may find damage on materials of animal origin such as wool, angora, cashmere and furs. The damage from the larval feeding is often very visible although the actual larvae can be very difficult detect as they hide from the light. Outdoors adults are flying from May to September but indoors adults are found all year round. Clothing moth infestations are found in all areas of London Essex and Hertfordshire.
In the home the most obvious signs of infestation are the damage to clothes and sometimes carpets (usually around the edges).