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0247 ~ Tinea trinotella
UK Status

Resident. Common and widespread throughout mainland Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found in scattered sites throughout the county. Probably overlooked.

Wingspan :   M & F, 11-17mm.

Confusion species


T. semifulvella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine?)

Habitat

Bird's nests.

Foodplant

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.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 25th Apr 2011, Middletown