house moth

house moth

n
(Animals) either of two species of micro moth, esp the brown house moth (Hofmannophila pseudospretella) which, although it usually inhabits birds' nests, sometimes enters houses where its larvae can be very destructive of stored fabrics and foodstuffs
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Dr Terrell-Nield says a few UK species can breed in houses, including "the brown house moth, the case-bearing clothes moth, and the common clothes moth".
Dr Chris Terrell-Nield says a few UK species can breed in houses, including "the brown house moth, the case-bearing clothes moth, and the common clothes moth".
seek | Brown house moth larvae feed on natural, organic materials such as feathers, wool and leather.
Keith says " When most people think of moths, they will think only of the brown house moth.