||Copper reddish coloring on outer part of wings
||Found throughout U.S.
The Indian meal moth was given its name after an insect
scientist found it feeding on corn meal, also known as Indian meal.
From wing tip to wing tip, adult moths measure from five-eighths of
an inch to three-fourths of an inch long.
Indian meal moths like to feed on dried fruits, grains, seeds,
nuts, chocolate, candies, bird seed, dog food, powdered milk, dried
red peppers and candy.
Attracted to the light, these bugs are found worldwide in areas
where food is stored, such as grocery stores.
Indian meal moths infest foods and can contaminate food