Tag: clothes moths


Industry suppliers share stored product pest control solutions

December 4, 2019 By
Product manufacturers share what’s new — and their five-year forecasts. We spoke with seven industry suppliers about their strategies and products to assist pest management professionals (PMPs) at stored product pest (SPP) accounts. Read on for their insights and announcements.... Read more»

Ask the Expert: Determining lures for different moth species

March 29, 2019 By
QUESTION: We have a large home that has webbing clothes moth traps. Recently, we found some of the traps with clothes moth, Indianmeal moths and a moth we don’t recognize. Are all these moths attracted to the same lure? —FLUSTERED... Read more»
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Tips to solve a clothes moth infestation

September 27, 2018 By
A surge in clothes moth calls has been reported in recent months. Read more»
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Photo: K.S. Matz

1946 study looked to primary sources of secondary infestations

September 12, 2018 By
In this look back, we examine how the industry managed carpet beetles and clothes moths Read more»

Stored product pest identification is key

September 11, 2018 By
While you are busy locating the source of a stored product pest infestation, be sure to educate and inform your customers about the pest. Read more»
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Ensystex: Zythor Gas Fumigant

June 20, 2017 By
Zythor Gas Fumigant is a sulfuryl flouride product that is formulated for the eradication of bed bugs, drywood termites, beetles, clothes moths, rodents and German cockroaches. Zythor penetrates throughout wood structures and kills the target pest even in inaccessible areas,... Read more»
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beetle photo from iStock.com/Dario Lo Presti

Fabric pests: What’s in a name?

July 8, 2016 By
The common name of some fabric pests can be misleading for pest management professionals (PMPs) battling persistent infestations. In most accounts, one is less likely to find carpet beetles and clothes moths in floor coverings and garments than in other... Read more»

Ask the Expert: Pseudoscorpions, Clothes Moths and Termites

June 25, 2015 By
Q. I’m emailing you a photo of a strange-looking creature. What is it, and what do I need to know about it? FRANK I., ALABAMA A. It’s a pseudoscorpion. It looks like a scorpion, but without the tail and the stinger. It’s... Read more»

Ask the Expert: Cockroaches, Clothes Moths, Wasps and Phorid Flies

March 26, 2015 By
Q. A technician found cockroaches in a commercial pantry and identified them as Asian cockroaches. I have my doubts. Can you verify this? They were found crawling up a wall in the pantry. Frank D., NEW YORK A. Asian cockroaches look like German... Read more»
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Hard to find flies, clothes moth control & bombing for German cockroaches

February 21, 2014 By
Q: A residential customer has a fly problem. The county extension agent identified the flies as Sciarids and says they breed in wet organic matter. The customer had the drains and garbage disposal cleaned. We can’t find any water sources... Read more»