Cork Moth Nemapogon cloacella
Cork Moth Nemapogon cloacella
Adult • Littleborough, Lancashire • © Ian Kimber

12.016 BF216
Cork Moth Nemapogon cloacella

(Haworth, 1828)


Wingspan 10-18 mm.

A fairly common species throughout most of Britain, and found chiefly in woodland, especially where there is dead wood - the larvae feed mainly on types of bracket fungus.

The adult flies during the summer months, mainly at dusk, though it sometimes flies in sunshine.

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