The Moths of Suffolk
217 Nemapogon wolffiella, Karsholt & Nielsen, 1976

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June to July

Larval foodplants : Bracket fungi and rotten wood

Records : Minsmere (J Higgott, 29.vi.2006 & 10.vi.2007; R Harvey, 28.vi.2009), Ipswich Golf Course (N Sherman, 2.vi.2008), Eye (P Kitchener, 15.viii.2009)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-14mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Found in polytunnel in afternoon. - Ipswich, Suffolk (vi.2008) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Eye, Suffolk (15.viii.2009) © Paul Kitchener