Main: (Tineidae / Tineinae)
12.040 [B&F: 0231] Monopis imella (Hübner, [1813])

 

Nationally scarce (Nb) in Britain as far north as Morayshire, most common near the sea and found more in wild habitats than other British species of the genus. In Hampshire more or less restricted to the coast to the east of Southampton, with no recent records in the north of the county or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 11-14 mm. Larva feeds on sheep's wool, dead animals and detritus in bird nests.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

Records Received By Year

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
St Helens (SZ68)01-Jul-1959-Wakely, SAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Southsea (SZ69)17-Sep-1982oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Eastney (SZ69)13-Aug-1983twoLangmaid, JR; Sterling, PHAdult
Eastney (SZ69)30-Jun-1985oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)17-Sep-1992oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)30-Aug-1999oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Portsmouth (SU60)18-Jun-2000oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Portsmouth (SU60)07-Aug-2000oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Fareham (SU50)08-Aug-2004oneDickson, RichardAdult
Hedge End (SU41)24-Jun-2005oneHamilton, David Adult
Southsea (SZ69)10-Aug-2005oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)10-Sep-2005oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Portsmouth (SU60)16-Sep-2006oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Funtley (SU50)29-Apr-2007oneCodlin, TrevorAdult
Southsea (SZ69)12-Jun-2007oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)14-Jul-2007oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Southsea (SZ69)12-Jun-2008oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)01-Jul-2008oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)11-Sep-2008oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)13-Jun-2009oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)04-Jul-2009oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)07-Jul-2009oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)08-Jul-2009oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)21-Jul-2009oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)18-Jul-2014oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)28-Jul-2014oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)22-May-2015oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Merritown Heath (SZ19)23-May-2015-Foot, David Adult
Horsea Island (SU60)28-Aug-2015oneOpie, Maurice Adult
Horsea Island (SU60)28-Aug-2015oneFareham Moth GroupAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)01-Sep-2015oneOpie, Maurice Adult
Horsea Island (SU60)12-Aug-2016oneBrown, Andy Adult
Horsea Island (SU60)12-Aug-2016oneFareham Moth GroupAdult
Southsea (SZ69)29-Aug-2016oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)21-Jun-2017oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)25-Jul-2017twoFareham Moth GroupAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)25-Jul-2017twoOpie, Maurice Adult
Portsmouth (SU60)06-Aug-2018oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Horsea Island (SU60)02-Oct-2018oneOpie, Maurice Adult
Portsmouth (SU60)25-May-2019oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Portsmouth (SU60)13-Aug-2020oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Portsmouth (SU60)18-Aug-2020oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Portsmouth (SU60)26-Aug-2020oneThirlwell, Ian Adult

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