Clothing Moths

Clothing Moths: What you need to know

Identifying Characteristics

  • Clothing Moths are a light brown and measure ÂĽ – ½ inches in length
  • The larvae and eggs are likely to be found in closets, or anywhere clothes are stored
  • The adults weave a web similar to cobwebs that may be found in folds of clothing or corners of where clothes are stored
  • Commonly mistaken for Grain Moths

Active Season

  • Clothing Moths tend to be found indoors, so they may be active all year long

Interesting Facts

  • Only the larvae tend to cause damage, as the adults sole purpose is for reproduction
  • While the larval stage can take up to 2 years, the adult’s life span is only 1 month

Cause for Concern

  • Clothing Moth larvae can cause severe damage to stored clothing
  • Under some circumstances they can also infest stored foods much like their Grain Moth relatives

Town & Country Can Help

Customer Preparation

  • Wherever the moths have been seen, please pull furniture away from walls, and clear any shelves where clothes are stored
  • Please be prepared to be out of your home for 1 hour from the time we begin our treatment

Our Guarantee

  • Town & Country Pest Solutions offers a guarantee that is above the industry average on every pest that we treat. Please contact our office for specific guarantee offers

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If you have any evidence or any suspicion that this pest is around your property do NOT hesitate to contact us before the problem gets out of control.

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At Town & Country Pest Solutions we have gone through great lengths to better understand the pests that we encounter. Photos and videos have been an important tool in our research and we have included them here to help you “identify your pest.”

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