White Shoulder House Moth

Average Adult Size:

  • 7-9mm.

Associated Risks:

  • Food spoilage to cereal based & starch based food sources.

Life Cycle:

  • Egg, Larva, Pupa, Adult,
  • Females produce up to 200 eggs in a lifetime in a cocoon like silk webbing in areas of arbridge,
  • Pest has an average lifespan of 6-7 months.

Life Style:

  • Pest scavenges on remains of vegetation, grain & birds nests & food residues,
  • Pest is widespread throughout the U.K,
  • Can effect both domestic & commercial properties.

Control Method(s):

  • Chemical treatment,
  • Environmental changes.