Pantry Moths


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Pantry Moth

Pantry Moth Facts

Here are some interesting facts about pantry moths and the type of location to which they're attracted. Pantry Moth is a catchall name for moths found in areas where food is stored  –  kitchens, grocery stores, restaurants, food mills and food processing plants. The pantry moth is known by many names, including Indian meal moth, grain moth, seed moth, miller moth and Mediterranean flour moth. No matter the name, these pests can cause considerable damage to stored food.

An adult pantry moth has a brownish-red body about ⅜” in length. Their wings vary in color, from beige or yellowish-gray near the top to copper, bronze or dark gray tips. The moth larvae are off-white with brown heads and five pairs of legs.