Morley’s Final Catalogue: One in Bentley Woods on 4 August 1937 (A. P. Waller).
Recent Status: A rare and local species in Suffolk.
Life Style: The moth flies between May and August and is believed to be double brooded. The larvae feed on bracket fungi and the wood infected by them, particularly Trametes versicolor and Fomitopsis betulina.
Identification: A moth of the Nemapogon cloacella ilk but with a whitish head and the black mark centrally above the dorsum replaced by a mid-brown mark. The cilia are also mid-brown with white bars and there is further mid-brown speckling on the wing. There are also dark fuscous marks along the costa and termen along with speckling within the wing area. More Info
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 2 (3%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1937. Last Recorded in 2011. Additional Stats