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Monopis laevigella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Skin Moth
12.0360 (B&F: 227)

Synonym(s):
Monopis rusticella (Hübner, [1813])


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

Common

Resident. Occurs in all stages sparingly in both vice-counties, including adults at light. Widespread. Double-brooded flying from late April to early June and from late July to late August, although adults have been seen up to October. Larvae feed on animal refuse, including old bird's nests. (Pratt, 2011)

Monopis laevigella
Lindfield, 29 vii 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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