Oecophoridae : Oecophorinae
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Hofmannophila pseudospretella
Brown House Moth

(Stainton, 1849)28.010/647
Norfolk status
Common inhabitant inside houses.
found any time of the year but is commonest in summer.
Larvae feed on detritus and other material.

[MBGBI vol4.1 p87]

Recorded in 55 (80%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2016527TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/07/2016128TL59 - Welney
23/07/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
23/07/2016727TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
22/07/2016627TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 16-25mm.
Season: All year.
Foodplant:   Dead animal and plants.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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