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Nemapogon koenigi
White-speckled Clothes Moth Capuse, 1967
Tineidae: Nemapogoninae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  03/08/2014 - Bawdeswell

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Cork Moth
Nemapogon cloacella
Wingspan: 10-14mm.
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Bracket fungi and rotten wood
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare.

Scarce species occurring in the south of England northwards to Cumbria.

Much darker than similar species N. cloacella

First Norfolk record nr Fakenham in 2010 (T. Spencer, 25/06/10) Recorded at Bawdeswell, new for VC27 in 2011 (D. Appleton, 16/08/11)
Several recent records.

Note recent name change from Nemapogon wolffiella

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 14 (20%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2010.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
03/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
02/06/2020127TG20 - Norwich
30/05/2020127TG20 - Norwich
23/05/2020228TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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