The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Euclemensia woodiella (Curtis, 1830:304)

Manchester tinea, Manchester moth



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Pancalia woodiella Curtis, 1830; Schiffermuelleria woodiella (Curtis, 1830); Schiffermulleria woodiella (lapsus)


Conservation Status




Kersal Moor, Salford, Manchester, England


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Curtis, John (1830). Panacalia Woodiella: The Manchester Tinea. British Entomology [1830]: 304.


Other references:

Gerlach, Justin. (2014). Extinct animals of the British Isles. Cambridge: Phelsuma Press. [Available from Justin Gerlach]

Watson, l. and Dallwitz, M. J. (2003). The Families of Lepidoptera. British Insects.


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