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Species Nemapogon clematella - Hodges#0263.5

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tineoidea (Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths)
Family Tineidae (Clothes Moths)
Subfamily Nemapogoninae
Genus Nemapogon
Species clematella (Nemapogon clematella - Hodges#0263.5)
Hodges Number
0263.5
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
original combination Tinea clematella Fabricius 1781
Size
Wingspan 12 - 15mm
Food
larvae feed on fungus growing on dead branches of various trees, or in rotten wood
Internet References
UK Moths - species page