Question by  joeld (22)

What is the life cycle of a pantry moth?

I need help with pantry moths life cycle.


Answer by  CynthiaMintier (117)

Pantry moths life cycle begins with the egg, pupate and finally the moth. The eggs will hatch in 30 days the larve then began their five cycle growing stage.


Answer by  Trecker (71)

The life cycle of a pantry moth is six to 10 months, depending on the temperature. You will see them flying around. Once you discover their presence, and where they are living, dispose of the ingredients and wash the container with a mixture of bleach and soapy water.


Answer by  patti (29325)

Pantry moths, like Indian meal moths, have the same cycle as all moths: egg, larva, pupa, adult. You've likely seen the pupa stage wrapped in a sticky web and tucked into crevices in the cupboards, shelves or packaging. As long as they have a food source, they reproduce rapidly.


Answer by  mStax556 (28)

Potentially these moths can live anywhere from a month to close to a year. This varies with climate and environment. They're in the larval state from a couple of weeks to a month. It depends on the temperature.


Answer by  BrendaG (6111)

Eggs laid directly on food source hatches within seven days. Larvae develops within 56 days and pupa stage lasts up to 20 days. The adults may survive a week.


Answer by  k99 (489)

The pantry moth's life cycle ranges for 30 to 300 days. Females lay between 60 to 400 small eggs that hatch in 2 to 14 days. The larval stage lasts from 2 to 41 weeks depensing on the temp.

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