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12.032 (BF246)

Fulvous Clothes   

Tinea semifulvella
Adult: 1
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present August-May, possibly other months.  Adults June-July.

Larval foodplants

In birds’ nests, particularly those out in the open rather then nest-boxes.  Occasionally on dead animals or woollen material in the open.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Corsemalzie, Wigtownshire, on 27th June 1988 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at Bargaly Lodge on 17th June 1992, with the Dumfriesshire first being found at Kirkton on 26th June 1998.

40 record(s) from 18 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 2022 2021

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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