Tineidae : Tineinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Niditinea striolella
Brindled Clothes Moth
Tinea pellionella
Case-bearing Clothes Moth
Niditinea fuscella
Brown-dotted Clothes Moth

(Linnaeus, 1758)12.034/237
Norfolk status
The larvae of this 'clothes moth' actually feed in birds' nests and poultry houses.

Recorded in 20 (29%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/09/2015127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
17/08/2015127TG20 - Norwich
25/06/2015228TF52 - Terrington
21/06/2015128TF52 - Terrington
03/07/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 11-17mm
Season: April - Sept.
Foodplant:   Feathers, animal fibres and possibly dry faeces
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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