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Hofmannophila pseudospretella
Brown House Moth (Stainton, 1849)
Oecophoridae: Oecophorinae
647 / 28.010
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  22/06/2017 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 16-25mm.
Flight: All year.
Foodplant:   Dead animal and plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Common inhabitant inside houses.
found any time of the year but is commonest in summer.
Larvae feed on detritus and other material.

[MBGBI vol4.1 p87]

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/2020128TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
01/08/2020227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/07/2020327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/07/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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