Clothes Moth - Webbing

Scientific Name: Tineola bisselliella

Webbing clothes moths, Tineola bisselliella, are a major pest in clothing and textiles and their larvae damage items made from animal fur, wool, feathers and hides.

The adult moth searches for a mate, reproduces and dies. Their larvae have the ability to turn the protein found in hair and wool into food and begin feeding until they are ready to spin a cocoon. Upon hatching the destructive cycle begins again.

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