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Nemaxera betulinella (Paykull, 1785)

(Gold-speckled Clothes)
12.0140 (B&F: 223)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Tineoidea
  »Family: Tineidae
   »Subfamily: Nemapogoninae
    »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Synonym(s):

Nemaxera corticella (Curtis, 1834)
Nemaxera emortuella (Zeller, 1839)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Only four colonies have been discovered in Sussex. The first near Brighton in 1860 then in Tilgate Forest in 1905, East Grinstead in 1906 and the last near Lewis in 1990. The Larvae feed on bracket fungus and unspecified rotten wood. (Pratt, 2011)

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