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12.032 ~ 0246 ~ Tinea semifulvella ~ Fulvous Clothes Moth
UK Status

Resident. Common and widespread throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found from scattered sites throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 14-22mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine?)


Bird's nests.


Detritus and woollen material in the open.

Lifestage data

Case-bearing. Larva when small or when moulting possibly make a case. Pupates in a rough cylindrical case.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PB, 16th June 2011, Morben ISAF