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Tenaga nigripunctella
Black-spot Clothes Moth (Haworth, 1828)
Tineidae: Meessiinae
201 / 12.002

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 7-11mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   detritus
Nat Status: Extinct
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Locally extinct.
Not seen in Britain for over 50 years.
Formerly rare, very old VC28 record.

A narrow-winged species of distinct appearance, no other British tineid being marked in this fashion, although there is much variation in the extent of the dark markings.

[MBGBI vol2 p161]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1874.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1874+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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