What Is the Difference Between a Moth and a Miller?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 28, 2020 7:35:09 PM ET

The terms "miller" and "moth" are basically interchangeable, as a "miller moth" refers to any kind of moth that abundantly appears in and around people's homes, but "moth" can be used as a blanket term for many other kinds of moths. One of the most well-known miller moths is located in Colorado as well as other adjacent states, and is the adult stage of an army cutworm.