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.

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Records Received By Year

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Distribution Map

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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, JRAdult
Eastney, Portsmouth (SZ69)13-Aug-1983twoLangmaid, JR; Sterling, PHAdult
Eastney, Portsmouth (SZ69)30-Jun-1985oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)17-Sep-1992oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)30-Aug-1999oneThirlwell, IRAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)18-Jun-2000oneThirlwell, IRAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)07-Aug-2000oneThirlwell, IRAdult
Fareham (SU50)08-Aug-2004oneDickson, RJAdult
Hedge End (SU41)24-Jun-2005oneHamilton, DAdult
Southsea (SZ69)10-Aug-2005oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)10-Sep-2005oneThirlwell, IRAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)16-Sep-2006oneThirlwell, IRAdult
Funtley (SU50)29-Apr-2007oneCodlin, TDAdult
Southsea (SZ69)12-Jun-2007oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)14-Jul-2007oneThirlwell, IRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)12-Jun-2008oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)01-Jul-2008oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)11-Sep-2008oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)13-Jun-2009oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)04-Jul-2009oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)07-Jul-2009oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)08-Jul-2009oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)21-Jul-2009oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)18-Jul-2014oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)28-Jul-2014oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)22-May-2015oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Merritown Heath (SZ19)23-May-2015-Foot, DAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)28-Aug-2015oneFareham GroupAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)28-Aug-2015oneOpie, MAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)01-Sep-2015oneOpie, MAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)12-Aug-2016oneBrown, AAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)12-Aug-2016oneFareham GroupAdult
Southsea (SZ69)29-Aug-2016oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)21-Jun-2017oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)25-Jul-2017twoFareham GroupAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)25-Jul-2017twoOpie, MAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)06-Aug-2018oneThirlwell, IRAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)02-Oct-2018oneOpie, MAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)25-May-2019oneThirlwell, IRAdult

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