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Monopis weaverella (Scott, 1858)

Carrion Moth
12.0370 (B&F: 228)

Synonym(s):
Monopis spilotella sensu auctt. nec (Tengström, 1848)


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

Common

Resident. Occurs sparingly in both vice-counties. Widespread and increasing. Single-brooded flying from early May until late August. Larvae feed in bird's nests and presumably on animal detritrus. (Pratt, 2011)

Monopis weaverella (Scott, 1858)
Scotney Estate, 02 viii 2019
Photo: Charles Waters
Monopis weaverella (Scott, 1858)
Lewes, 19 v 2009
Photo: Peter Tinning

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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