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Archinemapogon yildizae

Checklist Number
12.013 [B&F: 0222]

Verification
Record will require further evidence, at least a good photograph, unless CMR is aware recorder has confidence in identification

Classification

Family:Tineidae
Subfamily:Nemapogoninae
Genus:Archinemapogon
Species:yildizae
Authority:Ko├žak, 1981

Endangered (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) in birch woodland in the Scottish Highlands. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 14-21 mm. Larva feeds on bracket fungi growing on Birch.