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Indianmeal moth

Plodia interpunctella


Tiny moths about the size of a fly. Length of thumbnail with faint black markings on brown wings. Shorter antennae than Caddis fly.


Where there is food.


These moths are problems in the USA. There are plenty of Indianmeal moth infestations in food pantries and stores. They tend to reproduce and lay eggs in flour, cereal, seeds, dried fruit, pet food, and spices.

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North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Oct 7, 2015
Submitted on Oct 7, 2015

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