Seperated from Monopis crocicapitella in 1893, and not clearly characterized until 1912.
Larvae feed on woollen materials in outbuildings or out of doors and less often in birds' nests or birds of prey pellets.
Verification Grade Comment: Image showing hindwing essential
Recorded in 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1987.
Last Recorded in 2020.