Webbing Clothes Moth

Tineola bisselliella

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Tineola bisselliella, known as the common clothes moth, webbing clothes moth, or simply clothing moth, is a species of fungus moth (family Tineidae, subfamily Tineinae). It is the type species of its genus Tineola. The specific name is commonly misspelled biselliella – for example by G. A. W. Herrich-Schäffer, when he established Tineola in 1853.

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  1. (c) Jonathan Campbell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/14735311
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tineola_bisselliella

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