Cork Moth - Nemapogon cloacella
Wingspan 10 to 18 mm.
A fairly common species throughout most of Britain, and found chiefly in woodland, especially where there is dead wood.
The adult flies during the summer months, mainly at dusk, though it sometimes flies in sunshine.
The larvae feed mainly on types of bracket fungus.
A fairly common species throughout most of Britain. In the Butterfly Conservation's Microlepidoptera Report 2011 this species was classified as common.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = C (very scarce resident or rare migrant).
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