- Two species commonly infest homes – casemaking moths and webbing moths.
- Attack clothing, blankets, comforters, rugs, carpets, draperies, pillows, mattresses, brushes, upholstery, furs, piano felts and wool mixed with synthetic fibers.
- Infest homes by finding their way into woolens improperly stored in dark places and left undisturbed for long periods of time.
- Deposit soft white eggs in clothing and household furnishings. A single female is capable of depositing from 100 to 300 eggs.