Oecophoridae : Oecophorinae
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Hofmannophila pseudospretella
647 Brown House Moth
(Stainton, 1849)28.010
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 54 (78%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/12/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/10/2014128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
28/09/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
28/09/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
28/09/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 16-25mm.
Season: All year.
Foodplant:   Dead animal and plants.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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