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Monopis obviella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Yellow-backed Clothes
12.0380 (B&F: 229)

Synonym(s):
Monopis ferruginella (Hübner, [1813]) nec (Thunberg, 1788)


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

Local

Resident. Occurs singly at light in both vice-counties. Very thinly distributed. Probably double-brooded as adults have been seen from mid May to late June, and more numerously in early September to mid November. Larvae feed on seeds and woollen refuse. (Pratt, 2011)

Monopis obviella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Crowborough, 13 x 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Monopis obviella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lindfield, 8 xi 2007
Photo: Bob Foreman
Monopis obviella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lewes, 10 x 2011
Photo: Peter Tinning

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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