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The common fabric destroying insects in Nebraska are clothes moths, carpet beetles, and silverfish. Clothes moths and carpet beetles feed on and digest wool, leather, cotton, silk, and synthetic fibers. They generally infest clothes, carpets, rugs, upholstery, etc. Silverfish feed principally on paper products, glue, paste, wallpaper, starch, and any food products consumed by humans. They also damage clothing, cotton, linen, rayon and ramie fabrics.
This extension circular explains these insects and the proper ways of eliminating them in your household.