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Photo © Raymond A Watson,  Staverton Park, Suffolk 2014

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Niditinea fuscella
Brown-dotted Clothes Moth
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Niditinea striolella
Brindled Clothes Moth

(Matsummura, 1931)238 / 12.035

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: A scarce species in Suffolk

Life Style: A single brooded species flying June to August. The larvae feed on waste animal matter, primarily fur and feathers and are commonest at bird’s nests in tree holes.

Identification: Similar to Niditinea fuscella. Genitalia dissection is necessary to confirm a record. More Info

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2014.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Staverton Park Suffolk 3 July 2014 - Raymond A Watson
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/2020125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
16/07/2020125TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
03/07/2014+25TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
16/06/2014+25TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
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Wingspan: 10-14mm
Flight: June to August
Foodplant:   nests in holes or bird-boxes.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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