The Indian meal moth and its larvae can be very destructive to farms, food store places, they will eat on grain, dried fruits and varied processed food products.
Can lay up to 100-300 eggs after mating
Larvae hatch between 2 - 14 days
Average life span of 30- 300 days
Meal moths will eat bread, cereals, fruit, grain, pet food such as bird seeds and other food products you may have in your home.
Anywhere you store foods is a potential spot for meal moths, with the larvae capable of biting through cardboard and even plastic.
The moths flying around may be the first signs of an infestation
Larvae have been found in the tightest sealed containers
Inspect and remove any contaminated foods straight away
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