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Endrosis sarcitrella (Linnaeus, 1758)

White-shouldered House Moth
28.0090 (B&F: 648)

Synonym(s):
Endrosis lactella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Endrosis fenestrella sensu Stephens, 1854 nec (Scopoli 1763)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Oecophoridae
      »Subfamily: Oecophorinae
        »Tribe: Oecophorini

Common

Resident. Generally distributed in small numbers although occasionally common, both indoors and at mv light. Continuously brooded, being seen mainly from late March to late September although it has been recorded in almost every week of the year. Larvae feed on almost any kind of dry vegetable refuse (Pratt, 2011).

Endrosis sarcitrella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crowborough, 10 iv 2020
Photo: Charles Waters
Endrosis sarcitrella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Brighton, 18 v 2020
Photo: Colin Piper
Endrosis sarcitrella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lindfield, 26 iv 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman
Endrosis sarcitrella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hampden Park, 25 iv 2010
Photo: Ron Elpheck

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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