Description

  • Approx. 8-10 mm long.
  • Golden buff in colour.
  • Wings are fringed with no markings.
  • Wingspan about 12 mm.

 

Biology

  • Completes lifecycle in 3- 8 months.
  • Larva up to 12 mm long when full grown. Often found in a network of silken tubing.
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Habits

  • Can damage a variety of animal products, including wool, fur, skins, clothing, carpets, upholstered furniture, and felt.
  • Larvae may be difficult to spot as they hide in a network of silken tubing.