Main: (Tineidae / Nemapogoninae)
12.023 [B&F: 0226] Triaxomasia caprimulgella (Stainton, 1851)


Endangered (proposed as a future Red Data Book species). A little known species, recorded from Berkshire to Suffolk, favouring dark shady places in hollow trees and garden sheds, previously frequent in Hyde Park, London. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 9-11 mm. Larva feeds on rotten wood or perhaps dead insects in spider webs.

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
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