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0648 ~ Endrosis sarcitrella ~ White-shouldered House-moth
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species recorded throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 13-20mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Continuous)


Occurs in a variety of natural and man-made habitats. Where it is found indoors it can be continuously brooded.


Dead organic material.

Lifestage data

Eggs laid on food source. Larva feeds in a silken gallery mixed with frass. Pupates in its feeding place.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 18th Oct 2009, Llanfyllin

Photo by DB, 18th Apr 2011, Middletown