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Textile Moths

Textile moths are a species of moths that can cause the most damage to carpets and other textiles. They are not seen as a significant risk to health. There are many species of textile moths, common to the UK. Textile moths are mostly found in natural products of animal origin. It is the larvae of this pest that causes the main damage to materials. The larval phase of the textile moth is usually a cream or white coloured caterpillar with a dark coloured head. Textile moths can develop in large numbers, in the right conditions. The adult female textile moth can lay up to 160 eggs in 2-3 weeks.

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