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Oinophila v-flava
Yellow V Moth (Haworth, 1828)
Tineidae: Hieroxestinae
277 / 12.046

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 8-12mm
Flight: July-October
Foodplant:   decaying vegetable matter
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Only known outdoor sites for this species are on the Isles of Scilly where they are found in good numbers, otherwise usually only found in old cellars feeding on mouldy corks. Watch out for old collections of Port!

Barrett, Trans. N&NNS 1874 - Oinophila v-flava. Haw." Norwich, Merton; in beer cellars, larva feeding on fungi."

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1874.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1874+27TG20 - Norwich
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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