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12.026 ~ 0236 ~ Tineola bisselliella ~ Common Clothes Moth
UK Status

Resident. Widely distributed and fairly common throughout most of the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Uncommon. Probably under-recorded.

Wingspan :   M & F, 9-16mm.

Confusion species

None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Continuous)


Habitat

Mainly indoors, occasionally outside.

Foodplant

Woollen products, animal fibres, fish meal, flour and bird's nests.

Lifestage data

Case-bearing. Larva feeds in portable flimsy silken tube that particles of food adhere to, much webbing is produced which may contain several larvae.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 29th May 2020, Commins Coch