Tineidae: Tineinae

0245 (ABH12.030) Large Pale Clothes Moth Tinea pallescentella, Stainton, 1851

KR00680

Colonsay
Colonsay
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Colonsay
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards

General Information

This species is slightly larger and more generally speckled than similar species.


Wingspan: 12-25mm
Foodplant(s): animal materials, woollen materials, hair, feathers, wasp nests
Flying: All year
UK Presence: Accidental Introduction
National status: Common

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Case-bearing Clothes Moth Tinea pellionella