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Borkhausenia minutella
Thatch Tubic (Linnaeus, 1758)
Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae
645 / 28.011
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 10-14mm
Flight: May and June
Foodplant:   Dry vegetable matter
Nat Status: pRDB1
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Once a fairly common species in the UK, now believed extinct. Last recorded in the UK in 1966.

Norfolk records from Norwich and Merton in the 1800's.

[MBGBI vol4.1 p85]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1884.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1884+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
1874+27TG20 - Norwich
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