Casemaking Clothes Moths and Woodlice

Subject: Carpet Moth/Beetle Location: United Kingdom April 14, 2014 2:16 am Good Morning, Please see photos of bugs collected from carpet with rice like cocoons?? Can you identify what the bug is and what the rice bits are. There are areas of carpet which have clearly been eaten and we need to identify the problem. … Read more

Indian Mealworms, we believe

Subject: Grub type worm Location: South central PA (Amish country) October 12, 2013 6:44 am I have these little yellowish grub type worms crawling up my walls, I had to remove the ceiling tiles to get at them. Every morning and every day I get home from work I collect anywhere from 15-30 of them … Read more

Indian Meal Moth and Caterpillar

New uninvited guests Location: Maryland October 1, 2011 5:46 pm Hi, I am trying ti ID these characters. Don’t know if their related or not. Finding the grub/larvae mostly on ceiling, and on walls. Has a ”silk” thread. Also, Have seen a fly? with silver/grey/tan on wings both appeared around same time.See third photo. About … Read more