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12.021 (BF220)

Barred White Clothes   

Nemapogon clematella
Adult: 1
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Flies at dawn and comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae September-May, adults June-August.

Larval foodplants

On the fungi Diatrype disciformis or Hypoxylon fuscum found on dead or dying branches of Hazel.  Larvae are in silken galleries on the surface of the bark, the galleries covered with pale and dark frass, joining several fruiting bodies.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of a larva found at the Wood of Cree, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 25th June 2006 during a Scottish Entomologists’ gathering.

1 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2005
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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