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What do Moth Eggs Look Like?

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Pictured below, approximately the size of a quarter, is the ending of moth infestation.  The larvae have eaten a substantial amount of the wool, and laid their eggs within the confines of the affected area. 

Wool rug with Moth eggs embedded deep in the pile

Below are the Moth eggs under higher magnification.  Notice how some have a tone of yellow, red and black.  It is not uncommon for the eggs to take on the same color of the wool the larvae ate. 

Detail Photograph of Moth Eggs

Pictured below is the cocoon of the moth.  Notice the green arrow showing the exit point.

Oriental Carpet Moth's Cocoon!

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