Appendix A: (Tineidae / Tineinae)
12.0251 [B&F: 0235] Trichophaga mormopis Meyrick, 1935

 

Recorded in 1974 in a cargo of feathers from Formosa, since when a series of 11 specimens has been found in the BMNH labelled 'I. of Wight, Sept. 1930, ex L. on fur.' Wingspan 18-20 mm. This species is smaller than Tapestry Moth T. tapetzella and the outer margin of the dark part of the forewing is transverse, not oblique (MBGBI Vol 2). Larva feeds on fur and feathers.

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StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight (SZ48)193011UnknownAdult

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