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CLOTHES MOTH

This species is yellow or grey and have a 12-14 mm wingspan. A female can lay up to 100 eggs that hatch in only a few days. The development from egg to adult vary from one month up to one year depending on what temperature it is surrounded by. The adults do not damage materials, the larva however attack textiles. They prefer feathers, hair and fur.

How to avoid them:

  • Always wash clothes and textiles before storing them
  • Vacuum closets regularly
  • Keep an eye on garments and carpets you seldom use

Suitable treatments: cleaning textiles.