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any of several small yellowish or buff-colored moths whose larvae eat organic matter e

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The adults are much larger than clothes moths and can be seen flying in the house during evening hours.
Clothes moth caterpillars may be a nuisance for your wardrobe, munching holes through sweaters and socks.
We don't get the harsh frosts like we used to, so pests like silverfish, deathwatch beetle and clothes moths are thriving and causing damage to priceless wooden furniture, woollen antique clothing and valuable paintings.
Naphthalene has long been used as a fumigant against clothes moths and carpet beetles.
The next day, a pest control company diagnosed the problem: clothes moths.
Vale of Glamorgan MP John Smith has received a letter from the House of Commons accommodation manager telling him his office in the Palace of Westminster is plagued by clothes moths which are nibbling through the carpets and curtains.
The grass and Eric's fur are ideal habitats for potentially destructive critters such as clothes moths, or the caterpillar of Anthremus, the museum beetle.
People use the compound to rid human nests of carpet beetles and clothes moths and to repel intruders such as bats and starlings.