Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1197726

Webbing Clothes Moth
Tineola bisselliella

Observation date: January 04, 2019
Submitted by: a-o
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found about 25 caterpillars of various sizes and 4 dead adults in a rolled-up pure wool carpet. Some caterpillars were in silk tubes attached to the carpet, one of which I detached for the photo.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: January 08, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Massachusetts, Essex County