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Clothes Moths and Carpet Beetles, How To Combat Them

Division of Stored Product Insect Investigations
Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
Agricultural Research Administration
Home and Garden Bulletin 24, USDA, 1953.
12 pages
Issued April 1953 (Fil. 1)

Stored-Product Insects Section
Biological Sciences Branch
Agricultural Marketing Service
Slightly revised November 1955 (Fil. 2)
Slightly revised September 1957 (Fil. 3)

Stored-Product Insects Branch
Market Quality Research Division
Agricultural Marketing Service
Revised June 1961 (Fil. 4)

Updates information in and supersedes Leaflet 145, Clothes
Moths, and Leaflet 150, Carpet Beetles, both by E. A. Back.

Superseded by Home and Garden Bulletin 113, Protecting
Woolens Against Clothes Moths.

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current

Preventing damage from clothes moths and carpet beetles is
covered in detail. Line drawings assist in the
identification of the insects. The pesticide recommendations
are out-of-date and should not be used.

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