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Tineola bisselliella (Hummel, 1823)

Common Clothes Moth
12.0260 (B&F: 236)

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


Resident. The moth occurs sparingly in a few houses in both vice-counties. Continuously brooded flying from May to October, but in centrally heated houses can be seen all year. Larvae feed on hair in chair stuffing, or any sort of woollen material. (Pratt, 2011)

Tineola bisselliella (Hummel, 1823)
Etchingham, 22 ii 2016
Photo: Caroline Moore
Tineola bisselliella (Hummel, 1823)
Etchingham, 22 xii 2016
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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