The Moths of Suffolk
221a Nemapogon falstriella, (Haas, 1881)

National Status : Rare

Local Status : Uncertain, recent discovery (SMP Status 4)

Larval foodplants : Not known

Flight Period : Possibly single-brooded; August - based on Danish and British specimens

Records : Discovered new to the British Isles - Ipswich (N Sherman, 8.viii.2007)

Comments : A poorly understood rare species that has been recorded across Europe

Wingspan details : Wingspan 9-11mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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First British record - discovered by day in poly-tunnel - Ipswich, Suffolk (8.viii.2007) © Neil Sherman