Tineidae: Nemapogoninae

0220 (ABH12.021) Nemapogon clematella, (Fabricius, 1781)



General Information

This species is one of the more distinctive of the Tineidae. It flies at dusk or later and comes to light.

Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.

Wingspan: 12-15mm
Foodplant(s): fungi (under the bark of dead twigs of Elm), oaks (Quercus spp.), Beech (Fagus sylvatica), hawthorns (Crataegus spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Regional Information

Recorded in 20 (7.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 30 April to 19 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 24 March to 15 August

Nationally Scarce B