Where did all the moths go?

It seems like my grandmother and lots of other members of the older generations were obsessed with keeping moths out of their clothes. I have never seen evidence of a moth or moth-bites in my clothes my entire life. What happened to this massive threat?

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  • 8 months ago
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    Just about everything today is synthetics and moths are not to big on that.

    The only time they are a big deal is when they eat hols in that $800 woll suit or skirt.

    I remember my sister declaring life long war on moths damaging a genuine afghan sweater that was very expensive.

    Me, I kept moths and butterflies, and some moths can be very pretty if not huge.

    They are still around, I spot them outside at night, mostly around lights.

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  • 8 months ago

    in the daytime they go to sleep

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  • Zirp
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    8 months ago

    they ruined my favourite winter-sweater a few years ago.

    anyhoo, insects in general are less numerous nowadays. maybe due to chemicals, or because crops are grown on larger pieces of land. A few decades ago, you had to clean your windshield after a day of driving in the summer.

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  • 8 months ago

    Pesticides mostly, and the fact our windows and doors aren't left open all the time anymore.

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  • L.N.
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Moths don't eat synthetic fibers. Wool clothes are a lot less common these days.

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  • 8 months ago

    i think theyre outside, ive seen them

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  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    theyre outside, ive seen them

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