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Haplotinea insectella (Fabricius, 1794)

Drab Clothes
12.0440 (B&F: 212)

Synonym(s):
Haplotinea misella (Zeller, 1839)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tineoidea
    »Family: Tineidae
      »Subfamily: Perissomasticinae
        »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Nationally Scarce B

The insect is Nationally Notable and only one Sussex record has been made. It was abundant in an old barn near Sompting in 1905. Larvae feed on dead insects and stored animal and vegetable products inside and fungi outside. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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