Tineidae: Tineinae

0237 (ABH12.034) Brown-dotted Clothes Moth Niditinea fuscella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR00689

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

The larvae of this 'clothes moth' actually feed in birds' nests and poultry houses.


Wingspan: 11-17mm
Foodplant(s): feathers, animal fibres, dry faeces (possibly)
Flying: One generation, April-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 8 (3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 February to 11 October

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