Hi, I was cleaning out my room, sort of spring clean when I found out these were all over the place, below the bed on the carpet. Most of them were underneath boxes and underneath chests of draws. A closer inspection could see that some were wriggling, worm like creature with small brown heads, that were popping out of the pods as shown. Im kind of feeling quite sick now, never had them before, what are they? where do they come from? how do I humanely get rid of them? About 6 months ago I had purchsed a new mattress could that be the cause? I did look on your website but cannot find anything that resembles what I found. I have enclosed a photo.
Thank You

Hi Dave,
You have two different insects. In the center is a Dermestid or Carpet Beetle Larva. The cocoon are some type of moth. We checked with Eric Eaton and here is his identification: “Looks like casemaking clothes moths, Tinea pellionella, or webbing clothes moths, Tineola bisselliella. family Tineidae. I am no expert, but that is what I suspect. Really curious what is under the bed, though:-) Eric”

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One Response to Case Making Clothes Moth

  1. Vu says:

    How do you get rid of the case baring moths?

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