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Posts Tagged: moths

Spring Cleaning for Pest Prevention

A clothes moth larva with its feeding case attached. (Credit: DH Choe)

Spring has arrived and with many Californians at home due to local coronavirus directives, now...

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: ants (0), carpet beetles (0), clothes moths (0), clutter (0), cockroaches (0), fleas (0), mice (0), pantry (0), pest management (0), prevention (0), raccoons (0), rats (0), rodents (0), sanitation (0), spiders (0), storage (0), UCIPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Answers: It's a Trap!

Pheramone trap for Indian meal moths (Credit: CA Reynolds)

Here are the answers to the traps pictured in yesterday's blog post. How did you do? Let us know in...

Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Top 20 Pest Notes of 2017

Larva and adult furniture carpet beetles. [Credit: D-H Choe]

Pests have popularity contests too. We recently looked at how many visits our popular Pest Notes...

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:31 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Controlling Clothes Moths

Webbing clothes moth. (Photo credit: Clemson University, USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood. org)

Spotting a small moth fluttering around your closet then discovering damaged fabric or other items...

Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 9:05 AM
Tags: bedroom (0), clothes moths (0), clothing (0), fabric (0), feathers (0), fur (0), indoor pests (0), larvae (0), moth (0), Pest Notes (0), UC IPM (0), webbing (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Reduce Clutter to Reduce Pests

Female German cockroach with egg case. [J.K. Clark]

Most of us have clutter we've hidden away in closets, drawers, garages, or in other storage space....

This cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]
This cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]

Cluttered garage has many hiding spaces for pests. [A. Schellman]

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:38 AM
Tags: bed bugs (0), clothes moths (0), clutter (0), cockroaches (0), mice (0), pantry (0), pests (0), rats (0), rodents (0), sanitation (0), spiders (0), storage (0), UC IPM (0)
 
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