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Morophaga choragella
Large Clothes Moth ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Tineidae: Scardiinae
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Photo © Chris Knott,  Robinson MV trap; Great Ellingham; 28/07/2011

Similar Norfolk Species
Gold-speckled Clothes Moth
Nemaxera betulinella
Large Brindled Clothes Moth
Triaxomera parasitella
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 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/09/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
31/08/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
20/08/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
31/07/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
29/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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