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Nemapogon cloacella
Cork Moth (Haworth, 1828)
Tineidae: Nemapogoninae
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Photo © Stephen Youngs,  21/07/2016 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

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Wingspan: 10-18mm
Season: May - Sept.
Foodplant:   bracket fungus and stored vegetable products
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widespread woodland species.
Adults fly in morning sunshine and in late afternoon or dusk.
The larvae feed mainly on stored vegetable products and types of bracket fungus, especially common on Piptoporus betulinus.

Recorded in 49 (71%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/2019127TG20 - Norwich
24/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/07/2019+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
16/07/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
12/07/2019128TF64 - Hunstanton
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