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Clothes Moths


3104-1576 (ENTO-191NP)

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Eric Day, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech

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The Webbing Cloths Moth, Tineola bisselliella, is commonly found under wool carpets and other situations where wool or hides rest on a floor or a surface. The larva is a caterpillar that can be up to пњљ inch long and has a shiny hairless pale appearance.


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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.


March 11, 2016

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