Nemapogon clematella - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth



Las Descargues, 13 July 2013
Nemapogon clematella Adult


© Robin Howard

Nemapogon clematella (Fabricius, 1781)

Wingspan: 12-15mm

A fairly common univoltine species on the wing between June and early September when it is attracted to light and has been recorded from all traps located in or adjacent to woodland.

Larvae are fungus feeders. Recorded from dead wood and fungus growing under the bark of dead twigs of Quercus, Ulmus, Fagus and Crataegus.