Indian meal moths are one of the most common store product pests found in homes, food processing plants, and grain storage and processing facilities.
Size: 5/8 to 3/4 of an inch long
Color: Burnished copper, almost purple, with a broad gray band
Activity/Behavior: The adult moths are more active at night. They are also attracted to light. They eat grains, dried fruits, nuts, chocolates, beans, crackers, biscuits, dry dog food, birdseeds, and red peppers. They also produce silk webbing.
Where They Live: Outside, moths can be found gathered around the light. Inside, they are found in food containers.
Tips for Control: Suburban encourages all food to be inspected and disposed of. Locating and isolating the moths is half the battle.
How Sean Rock Exterminating Can Help: Control of Indian meal moths takes persistence and experience. Reinfestation is always an option when it comes to moths, and a professional will be able to best help make that impossibility. Also, moths have many hiding places, and a trained pest control professional can help you find and get rid of moths.
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