The Moths of Suffolk
218 Nemapogon variatella, (Clemens, 1859)

National Status : pRDB3

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Flight Period : Possibly double-brooded; March to August

Larval foodplants : Bracket fungi (Coriolus versicolor, Laetisporus sulphureus and Polyporus squamosus) outdoors and indoors stored vegetable products

Records : Rushmere St Andrew (J Higgott, 18.vi.2006)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-14mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultMorophaga choragella
Nemapogon granella, Corn Moth
Nemapogon cloacella, Cork Moth
Nemapogon ruricolella

Compare confusion species
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Life history chart
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