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Morophaga choragella
Large Clothes Moth ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Tineidae: Scardiinae
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Photo © Nick Watmough,  06/08/2020 - Eaton, Norfolk

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Gold-speckled Clothes Moth
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Large Brindled Clothes Moth
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Wingspan: 18-32mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   bracket fungus, dead wood
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Distinguished from other resident British Tineidae by its large size.
Very local in southern England, scattered records in Norfolk.

Recorded in 38 (51%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/09/2021127TG20 - Norwich
26/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/07/2021127TG20 - Norwich
19/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
18/07/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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