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Tinea trinotella

Thunberg, 1794247 / 12.033

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Copdock (Hkg), Dodnash (Gd), commonly in Ipswich during 1930-5 (Whit.); occasionally at Foxhall, Hemley and Monks Soham light (Mly).

Recent Status: A common species across Suffolk.

Life Style: A double brooded species found from April to August. The larvae primarily feed on animal and vegetable detritus in bird’s nests but can also be found in the wider environment.

Identification: The species is easily recognised. There is variation in the size and intensity of the black marks. Smaller marks may be absent.

Recorded in 44 (76%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/2024126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
26/06/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
24/06/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
20/06/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
29/05/2024125TM04 - Hadleigh
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 11-17mm
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-June. Jul-August.
Foodplant:   birds' nests
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
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