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Posts Tagged: fabric

Controlling Clothes Moths

Webbing clothes moth. (Photo credit: Clemson University, USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood. org)

Spotting a small moth fluttering around your closet then discovering damaged fabric or other items can be shocking. Upon further inspection, you may even see the silken webs spun by the larvae, or the droppings they leave behind. Clothes moth larvae...

Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 9:05 AM
Tags: bedroom (1), clothes moths (5), clothing (1), fabric (2), feathers (1), fur (2), indoor pests (1), larvae (6), moth (5), Pest Notes (58), UC IPM (225), webbing (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Do You Have Carpet Beetles in Your Home?

Carpet beetle final-instar larval cast skin and adult. [D.Choe]

Have you noticed small, rounded beetles that resemble miniature lady beetles crawling your home lately? If so, you may have carpet beetles. Carpet beetles can be pests in homes, museums, and warehouses, where they feed on food such as fabric, wool...

Posted on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 10:36 AM
Tags: beetle (10), carpet (1), fabric (2), fur (2), furniture (1), larvae (6), pests (55), UC IPM (225), wool (1)
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