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Tinea trinotella
Bird's-nest Moth Thunberg, 1794
Tineidae: Tineinae
247 / 12.033
Photo © Rob Lee,  Roughton 16/07/2020

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 11-17mm
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-June. Jul-Sept.
Foodplant:   birds' nests
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Widespread.
Characteristic three dark spots on the forewing, which give rise to its scientific name, and yellow head tuft.

Recorded in 58 (78%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
06/09/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
19/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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