Indian Meal Moth

March 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

IndianMeal Moth


These pests are found worldwide and very important because of the enormous amount of damage they do. Indianmeal moths are 5-20 mm long and infest cornmeal. Adults actually do not do damage. The larvae feed on dog food, crackers, powdered milk, fruits and many other items. When mature they can be found flying all over the house or structure.

Drugstore Beetle

March 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Drugstore Beetle

Drugstore beetles arefound worldwide. They are a pest of drug stores and about 2-3mm in size. Color is off brown. Larvae are white and look like a maggot. The main food sources are flour, bread, breakfast foods and pepper. They will also attack paper items like books. Control consists of getting rid of infested items and sealing other items.