Case Clothes Moth

Case Clothes Moth

(Tinea Pellionella)
10 – 14 mm

Biology

Females mate on the day they emerge as adults and can start laying eggs the next day. They lay on average about 37-48 eggs singly on a suitable Laval food. The eggs hatch in about 4-7 days and the lava wanders about for 24 hours. Development time from egg to adult takes about 46-116 days. Female adults live about 3-8 days males live about 3-5 days.

Habits

Case making clothes moth lava attack primarily materials of animal origin and secondly those of plant origin. Animal origin materials include, feathers, wool’s, rugs, furs, taxidermy mounts and piano felts. Plant origin materials include tobacco, various seasonings, hemp almonds saffron etc. it is a major pest of feathers/down and hair/fur.

Reasons for Control

Considerable loss of products and quality, loss of commodity, loss of goodwill and bad publicity.

Solution How to get rid of Moths

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