Monopis longella

300174.00 — 0418.1 — Monopis longella (Walker, 1863)

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:

Detritus/Fungi (?)


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Huang, G.H., L.S. Chen, T. Hirowatari, Y. Nasu, M. Wang, 2011. A revision of the Monopis monachella species complex (Lepidoptera: Tineidae) from China. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 63(1): 1-14.
  • Meyrick, E., 1894. On a collection of Lepidoptera from Upper Burma. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1894 27.
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Walker, F., 1863. Tortricites and Tineites. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 28: 479.
  • Zagulajev, 1955. Genus Monopis Hb. (Lepidoptera, Tineidae) and its new species. Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta Akademiia nauk USSR, 21: 282.