Common Clothes Moths

Category: Flying Insects Written by Owl Pest Control

Clothes Moths (Tineola bisselliella)

- Carpet Moths - Clothes Moths - Fabric Insects -



Clothes Moths are a cream colour, about 3/8-inch. Larvae often leave strands of the silk they spin on fabrics.


Clothes moths live in clothing, carpets, fabrics and furs. They can fly but usually hide in dark corners or in the folds of fabric. The moths larvae are able to digest animal hairs and feed on any item made of natural fibres, particularly wool and cashmere.


While Clothes Moths are not dangerous, but they can cause extensive damage to clothing and other fabrics.

Clothes Moths Prevention:

It is not easy to identify and treat the source(s) of a Clothes Moths infestation without appropriate equipment, knowledge and experience. Owl Pest Control has expertise in the control of Clothes Moths.

Contact Owl Pest Control Dublin for advice on how to get rid of clothes moths or to arrange a moth treatment with a specialist.

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DIY Clothes Moths Treatments - Get Rid of Clothes Moths

Click on the links below for more details or to buy DIY clothes moths killing products online:

protector c insecticide 1l

Liquid Residual Insecticide

Protector C for clothes moths control

Use for treating the

breeding sites (carpet fibers)

diatomaceous earth DE desi dust 500g

Natural Dust Insecticide

Desi-Dust Diatomaceous Earth

smoke generator bomb mini

Smoke Generators

Insect Fumers against clothes moths

Ideal for reaching adults on ceilings