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12.037 ~ 0228 ~ Monopis weaverella ~ Carrion Moth
UK Status

Resident. Widely distributed and fairly common throughout mainland Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

Few records.

Wingspan :   M & F, 13-18mm.

Confusion species

M. laevigella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the food source is found.


Possibly bird's nests and faeces.

Lifestage data

Lifestage data is not known for this species although it is thought to be similar to M. laevigella.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 10th Aug 2007, Commins Coch

Photo by DB, 24th June 2014, Lake Vyrnwy