webbing clothes moth


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Related to webbing clothes moth: casemaking clothes moth, Common Clothes Moth
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Noun1.webbing clothes moth - moth that forms a web in which it liveswebbing clothes moth - moth that forms a web in which it lives
clothes moth - any of several small yellowish or buff-colored moths whose larvae eat organic matter e.g. woolens
genus Tineola, Tineola - webbing clothes moths
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Webbing clothes moth larvae, not the adults, are responsible for destroying clothing.
Although they are most famous for their ability to ruin wool clothing, webbing clothes moths are also attracted to a variety of other natural materials, including silk, hair, felt, fur and feathers.
The moth life cycle for webbing clothes moths typically spans 65 to 90 days.