Tineidae: Tineinae

0228 (ABH12.037) Monopis weaverella, (Scott, 1858)

KR00701

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

The larvae are known to feed on Fox faeces, animals carcasses such as rabbit and fox and possibly animal matter in birds' nests and dove-cotes.


Wingspan: 13-18mm
Foodplant(s): animal carcasses, faeces
Flying: Two generations, May-June and July-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 68 (25.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 21 April to 09 October

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
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