Tineidae: Nemapogoninae

0216 (ABH12.016) Cork Moth Nemapogon cloacella, (Haworth, 1828)

KR00624

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This species flies in morning sunshine, in the late afternoon and at dusk.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 10-18mm
Foodplant(s): bracket fungi, stored vegetable products
Flying: One/two overlapping generations, May-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 31 (11.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 30 April to 16 October

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
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 Photo © Barry Dickerson