Once widespread and abundant, now very rare since the 1940's and the introduction of artificial fibres and insecticides.
VC27 records [MBGBI vol2 p191]
Records from 1874 - C. Barrett.
"A pest in warehouses and homes where larvae devour garments and organic items."
|Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required. |
Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 1990.