02 Jun 2017

Tineola pellionella, Case Making Clothes Moth

The Case Making Clothes Moth have a wingspread of 1-2inches and can be distinguished by three dark spots on their wings when in good condition. The larvae feeds for roughly 60 days on average and malts on average 8 times during this period causing a lot of damage and disruption in this time. The larvae target a lot of protein rich materials such as skins, feather, furs and felts, along with things such as spices and tobacco.