Tineidae : Tineinae

Similar Norfolk Species
Tinea pellionella
Case-bearing Clothes Moth
Tinea pallescentella
Large Pale Clothes Moth
Tinea dubiella
243 Buff Clothes Moth
Stainton, 185912.028
Norfolk status
Adults found throughout the summer.
Larvae feed on animal materials from birds' nests (especially swallows) and owl pellets.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1994.
Last Recorded in 2005.


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Wingspan: 9-15mm
Season: May - Sept
Foodplant:   Animal materials from birds' nests
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
 Immature Adult
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