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0216 ~ Nemapogon cloacella ~ Cork Moth
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

A handful of records mainly on the eastern side of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 10-18mm.

Confusion species

N. granella, N. wolffiella, N.variatella, N. ruricolella, N. inconditella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine?)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


Feeds on a fungi and stored products.

Lifestage data

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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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 15th May 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 11th Aug 2011, Llanfyllin