Tineidae: Tineinae

0229 (ABH12.038) Monopis obviella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR00704

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

The larvae of this species feed on woollen materials in outbuildings and occasionally in birds' nests or in the pellets of birds of prey.


Wingspan: 10-13mm
Foodplant(s): woollen materials
Flying: Two generations, May-August and September-November
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 29 (10.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 09 March to 04 November

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

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