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Niditinea fuscella
Brown-dotted Nest Moth (Linnaeus, 1758)
Tineidae: Tineinae
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Brindled Nest Moth
Niditinea striolella
Case-bearing Clothes Moth
Tinea pellionella
Wingspan: 11-17mm
Flight: April - Sept.
Foodplant:   Feathers, animal fibres and possibly dry faeces
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Status
Local.
The larvae of this 'clothes moth' actually feed in birds' nests and poultry houses.

Determination by Genitalia Examination Required

Recorded in 17 (23%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
25/06/2024128TF63Snettisham
11/09/2023128TF63Snettisham
22/06/2023128TL99Rockland St Peter
24/06/2022627TG02Hindolveston
23/06/2022127TG02Hindolveston
14/06/2022128TL99Rockland St Peter
25/05/2022+28TM09Great Ellingham
09/09/2021128TF92North Elmham
03/08/2021127TG33Ridlington
28/07/2021128TF92North Elmham
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