Moth Service : Pest Control
Key Facts Moths
- Clothes and carpet moths – the larvae of clothes moths eat through and cause damage to fabrics such as wool, cotton and carpets.
- Food moths – food or ‘pantry’ moths eat stored food products in kitchens and larder storage areas.
- You will know that you have a moth infestation by noticing the damage that they have caused to fabrics or you will see them.
- A moth starts its life as an egg. Larva – The larva (caterpillar) hatches from an egg and eats leaves or flowers almost constantly.
Moths start their life cycle as larve this is the most damaging stage of the cycle. You will often find carpet damage due to larve eating at it.