|0216 ~ Nemapogon cloacella ~ Cork Moth|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout Britain.
A good scattering of records from across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 10-18mm.
N. granella, N. wolffiella, N.variatella, N. ruricolella, N. inconditella.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Feeds on the fungi Hypoxylon multiforme found on dead branches and bark of deciduous trees.
Eggs are laid on larval food. Larva feeds by boring into the food materials and produces a little webbing. Pupates within larval web.
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Photo by MDH, 15th May 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 11th Aug 2011, Llanfyllin