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Clothes Moth Capabilities

Tuesday August 7, 2012

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Question:

Two questions on clothes moths. How far can they fly? Can they live in heating / cooling ducts?

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Answer:

In the Mallis Handbook of Pest Control there are comments about the ability of the Webbing Cloths Moth to fly, and I suspect that the Casemaking clothes moth may be similar. They state that it normally will be males that you see flying around, as the female may be so bulked up with her eggs that she is too heavy to fly comfortably, although it is possible she will and once she has deposited all of her eggs she then will more readily fly. An... Read more

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