Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: pRDB3
Local Status: Rare and very local. No recent record.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Foodplant: Larva feeds on fur, hair or feathers, either naturally occurring as in birds' nests or pellets of birds of prey, or in manufactured articles, formerly a troublesome pest in unheated buildings (MBGBI Vol 2).
|Year first recorded||1889||1889|
|Year last recorded||1967||1967|
|Number of records||5||10|
|Number of individuals||0||0|
For the region, we have a total of 10 records from 6 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.
sorry, no pictures available for this species yet
For further information refer UK Moths.