Webbing Clothes Moths are the most common fabric moths found in the United States.The antennae are darker than the rest of the body, and the eyes are black.
Size: 1/4 to 1/2 of an inch long
Color: Buff/golden except for reddish hairs on the head
Activity/Behavior: Webbing clothes moths feed on clothes, carpets, rugs, upholstered furniture, felt, animal hair, and stored wool. They especially like to feed on solid materials.
Where They Live: They are often found on furniture because of their food supply. Adult webbing clothes moths are seldom seen because the avoid light.
Tips for Control: These moths require specialized cleaning products and often fumigation, so we suggest a professional be called immediately.
How Suburban Exterminating Can Help: Control of webbing clothes moths takes persistence and experience. An infestation sometimes can be controlled using over-the-counter products, but moths have many hiding places and are very resilient. They can live off of a lot of material, and a trained pest control professional can help you get rid of moths.
Suburban Exterminating follows a strict set of guidelines to ensure your health and safety. We use only products which are registered with the EPA. Our technicians are registered and licensed with NY State. Our technicians participate in a continuing education program.
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