The Moths of Suffolk
243 Tinea dubiella, Stainton, 1859

National Status : Nationally Scarce A

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Flight Period : Possibly double-brooded; May to September

Larval foodplants : Animal materials from birds' nests (especially swallows) and owl pellets

Records : Orfordness (J Askins & M Marsh, 27.vi.2004)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 9-15mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultTinea columbariellaTinea pellionella, Case-bearing Clothes Moth
Tinea lanellaTinea translucens
Tinea flavescentellaTinea pallescentella, Large Pale Clothes Moth

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Life history chart
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