The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

By Landry Sena
The Staff of The News 

Miller moth season in area won't last much longer


Last updated 5/6/2023 at 12:20pm

Courtesy photo

The army cutworm, more commonly known in it's adult stage as the miller moth, has made its presence known in homes and in agriculture recently across eastern New Mexico and beyond.

In the words of Patrick Kircher, the agriculture agent for Roosevelt County, "They are really obnoxious and troublesome."

And it's likely you have some in your house right now.

The flutterbugs that are invading eastern New Mexico are called army...

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