Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae

0648 (ABH28.009) White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella, (Linnaeus, 1758)


Great Staughton, May 2012
Great Staughton, May 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton, May 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 Photo © David Griffiths

General Information

This species can be found all year-round in homes.

Both sexes come to light.
Often disturbed during day

Wingspan: 15-21 mm
Flying: All year
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 83 (30.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2024

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 January to 29 December

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 07 February to 31 March

Recorded date range (Pupa): 11 January to 11 January