Tineidae: Tineinae

00701 Monopis weaverella, (Scott, 1858)

BF0228 (ABH12.037)


General Information

The larvae are known to feed on Fox faeces, animals carcasses such as rabbit and fox and possibly animal matter in birds' nests and dove-cotes.

Wingspan: 13-18mm
Foodplant(s): animal carcasses, faeces
Flying: Two generations, May-June and July-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Skin Moth Monopis laevigella