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Borkhausenia fuscescens
Small Dingy Tubic (Haworth, 1828)
Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae
644 / 28.012
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  30/05/2017 - Hethersett

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 7-12mm
Flight: July - August.
Foodplant:   Dried plant matter.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Fairly common and widely distributed.
Woodland, hedgerows and farmland often in old barns, outhouses etc.

Larve feeds on dead leaves living in a silken tube.

Recorded in 43 (62%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/08/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
22/08/2020127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
20/08/2020+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
13/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
11/08/2020327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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