(Tineola bisselliella)

Common clothes moth is a pest to be wary of. They will feed on natural fibres such as carpets, clothes, as well as store food products. Those mysterious little holes you get in your T-shirt, clothes moth. 

Common Clothes Moth

Description

  • Gold in colour

  • 5 to 7 mm long

Biology

  • 100-500 eggs

  • Hatch in 5 days

  • Larvae growth 6 weeks

  • Adult life span is 10-30 days

Food

Causing damage to clothes carpets etc. Clothes moth are seen as a high-risk pest.

Inspect wardrobes, drawers etc to find the source of the infestation. 

Habitat

Clothes moth larvae and adults prefer dimly lit areas rather than the light and the larvae will hide under rugs and furniture. 

The common clothes moth will on natural fibres

Look for patches on your carpet.

Patches will appear in shaded areas or under furniture.

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