The Moths of Suffolk
246 Tinea semifulvella, Haworth, 1828

National Status : Common

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Widespread and not uncommon

Habitats : In a variety of habitats

Flight Period : Double-brooded; mid-May to July and late August to September

Larval foodplants : In birds' nests

Morley's Final Catalogue : Copdock (Lord Walsingham); Bentley in 1931 (Whit.); rarely at Monks Soham light in June-July (Mly); Flixton (Ctw).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 14-22mm


Confusion species : None

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Ipswich, Suffolk (vi.2008) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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