Subject: Identify this bug
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
August 17, 2015 1:12 pm
These bugs are in my pantry, what are they? How do i get rid of them?
Signature: Nicky Levy
This is an Indian Meal Moth, a common household pest that will infest a variety of stored grain products as well as spices and nuts. Check the pantry and try to find the source of the infestation, which might be an old container of oatmeal or cornmeal. If there is nothing in the pantry, check the bargain bag of pet food or bird seed. The moths do not eat the grain products as adults. Rather it is the larval form that does the damage.