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Ephestia kuehniella
Mediterranean Flour Moth

Zeller, 18791475 / 62.063
Norfolk status
Recent records from a flour mill in Norwich in 1987 and at Letheringsett Mill in 2010.

One of six very similar species of Ephestia found in the UK, which are generally separable only by dissection of the genitalia.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1914.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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Epehstia kuehniella (F) - Letheringsett Mill - April 2010 - J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/03/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
06/09/2020327TG20 - Norwich
16/06/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
23/06/2017127TG33 - Bacton
12/07/2016127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 20-25mm
Flight: April to October (Three gens)
Foodplant:   mainly wheat-flour, also other stored food material
Nat Status: Adventive
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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