The Moths of Suffolk
212 Haplotinea insectella, (Fabricius, 1794)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Formerly rare

Flight Period : Probably single-brooded; June to August

Larval foodplants : Stored vegetable products and also fungus on tree trunks

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not often seen. Ipswich in September 1901 (Mly); Orford in July 1902 (Gibbs); Southwold in 1897 (Ctw).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 11-20mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPsychoides verhuella
Psychoides filicivora
Haplotinea ditella
Cephimallota crassiflavella

Compare confusion species
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Life history chart
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