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Preventive Measures to Combat House Moths

May 21, 2018

Many times people may compare moths with butterflies. Yes, they are somewhat similar to butterflies or can be thought of as first cousins and belonging to the same family with few lines of differences amongst them. You can easily differentiate the moths from butterflies by having a look at their antennas. Butterflies have a clubbed […]

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Butterflies Vs Moth- A Detailed Explanation About Their Lifecycle and Lifespan

May 11, 2018

You might have seen many people with a question mark on their face, and wondering do moths and butterflies come from caterpillars? The answer to it is a yes, Moths and butterflies do come from caterpillars. The young ones of a moth and butterfly are caterpillars, or in other words, you can say that the initial […]

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Knowing Interesting Facts that Aid in Raising Luna Moth

May 11, 2018

Luna Moth known by its scientific name, Actias Luna is a green colored moth which belongs to the subfamily of Saturniidae. According to research, it is one of the largest moths in North America. The specific distribution of the area in which this moth inhabits is from the east of Great Plains in the US […]

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How to Get Rid of Moths? (5 Home Remedies)

June 30, 2017

There are a number of reasons to dislike these drab-hued cousins of butterflies (I mean moth). As the temperature gets humid and moderate, they start seeking the best opportunity to invade your property. Once these Indoor infesting moths are your housemates, the most common household problems you are going to face include—holes in your natural fiber […]

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Moth vs Butterfly: Basic Physical Differences & 8 Fascinating Facts

June 29, 2017

Belonging to the same scientific order of Lepidoptera, moths and butterflies are closely related species (or call them cousins). There is so much similar between the two species that sometimes, it becomes impossible to differentiate between the two. They share the same scaly (dusty) and colored wings, both are plant eaters or sip nectar from […]

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Best Natural & Chemical Repellents to Get Rid of Moth

June 29, 2017

Many of us don’t realize what havoc moths can wreak, until we find our favorite knitted top with numerous tiny holes in it. That is not the only risk involved in indoor moth infestation. Once your house is invaded with moth epidemic, everything, including your furniture, food, bedding, curtains and carpets, is at these buggers’ […]

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Gypsy Moth: 3 Basic Facts and 7 Methods to Get Rid of them

June 23, 2017

It is about the time when a disease attacked the traditional silk moth in North America in the 1860’s. The cotton industry was sinking. With the intention of developing the silk industry, a person named E. Leopold Trouvelot brought various species of moths for experiments from France and kept them in his home under protected […]

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Indian Meal Moths: Damages and How to Trap them

June 23, 2017

The Indian meal moth is one of the common pests that are usually present in the stored products. There are unlimited infestations of Indian meal moths, but the common one is pantries. These pests can easily get into the grocery stores, grain storage spaces, plants of food processing and other various places where food is […]

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Moth: Basic Information Plus 10 Amazing Facts

June 22, 2017

Moths, quite similar in look and biology to a butterfly, share the same order with them. Both belong to Lepidoptera family. Though both are different species yet they have a lot of things in common. There are about 200,000 species of moths all across the globe. Moths are categorized in two types—macro moths (bigger in […]