Pest Database - Indian Meal Moth The Indianmeal moth was given its name after an insect scientist found it feeding on corn meal, also known as Indian meal. From wing tip to wing tip, adult moths measure from five-eighths of an inch to three-fourths of an inch long.   Habits These moths like to feed on dried fruits, grains, seeds, nuts, chocolate, candies, bird seed, dog food, powdered milk, dried red peppers and candy. Habitat Attracted to the light, these bugs are found worldwide in areas where food is stored, such as grocery stores. Threats Indian Meal Moths infest foods and can contaminate food products. Prevention Dried food products should be inspected thoroughly for signs of moth infestations. Discard infested foods in outdoor trash bins. Clean infested cupboards thoroughly with a vacuum and soap and water. Store food in sealed containers.
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Pest Facts Color: Copper reddish coloring on outer part of wings Legs: Six Shape: Elongated oval Size: 5/8 inches Antennae: Yes Flying: Yes Region: All 50
Indian Meal Moth Indian Meal Moth
Pest Database - Indian Meal Moth The Indianmeal moth was given its name after an insect scientist found it feeding on corn meal, also known as Indian meal. From wing tip to wing tip, adult moths measure from five- eighths of an inch to three-fourths of an inch long.   Habits These moths like to feed on dried fruits, grains, seeds, nuts, chocolate, candies, bird seed, dog food, powdered milk, dried red peppers and candy. Habitat Attracted to the light, these bugs are found worldwide in areas where food is stored, such as grocery stores. Threats Indian Meal Moths infest foods and can contaminate food products. Prevention Dried food products should be inspected thoroughly for signs of moth infestations. Discard infested foods in outdoor trash bins. Clean infested cupboards thoroughly with a vacuum and soap and water. Store food in sealed containers.
Kelly’s Exterminating Service, Inc. 926-A Shelton Beach Road Saraland, AL  36571 251-675-4236 Fax Number:  251-675-4283
Kelly’s Exterminating Service, Inc. 18475 S. 3rd Street Citronelle, AL  36522 251-866-3030
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Pest Facts Color: Copper reddish coloring on outer part of wings Legs: Six Shape: Elongated oval Size: 5/8 inches Antennae: Yes Flying: Yes Region: All 50
Indian Meal Moth Indian Meal Moth
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