Moth Identification & Information
Indian Meal MothColor: two-toned, with the bases a pale gray and the ends reddish-brown or copper Size: 3/8 to 1/2-inch long Feeding & Habits: feed in flour (including whole wheat and cornmeal or Indian meal)., shelled corn and other broken stored grains, dried fruit, seeds, crackers, biscuits, nuts, powdered milk, chocolate, candy, red peppers, and dog food. Caterpillars produce a loose silken mat on the top surface of infested food material Additional Information: http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/2000/2089.html, http://insects.tamu.edu/fieldguide/cimg263.html.
Miller MothsColor: grayish black Size: 1-1½ inches Long Feeding & Habits: The larva of this moth is known as the army cutworm which feeds on your tomato and other garden plants in the summer. Migrates from the plains to the mountains each year.
Moth Mitigiation Services
Our field service professionals will assist you in the identification of the pest insect and get to the source of the problem. With the use of traps, monitors and crack and crevice applications of the least amount of the most effective materials, PestRite will provide you with a long term solution to your unwanted guests. This is our eco-$mart (GREEN) service technology.