Paper and Cloth Eaters

Webbing Clothes Moth

The webbing clothes moth gets its name from the way the larva builds webbing around itself, and eats a diet of clothing fibers. The adult moths are around ½” long, and behave different from other moths you are used to seeing. Preferring the dark, you won’t see […]

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Booklice (Psocids)

Booklice are named for their slight similarity in appearance to lice, but aren’t related to lice in any way. They aren’t parasitic, and don’t bite. Booklice are also called psocids, and are very small. Most of them are under 1/16″ long, semi-transparent, and look almost like a […]

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Carpet Beetle

Carpet beetles are named for their ability to eat things like fabrics, furs, and papers. There are a few types of carpet beetles found in this area, all with similar habits. The black carpet beetle is named for its solid coloring, the common carpet beetle is named […]

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Firebrat and Silverfish (Bristletails)

Silverfish and firebrats are similar species, sometimes both referred to as bristletails. Around a half an inch long, and gray in color, the silverfish can be distinguished by its shinier appearance. They don’t like light, and hide in cracks and crevices until it’s dark to come out […]

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