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Haplotinea insectella
Drab Clothes Moth

(Fabricius, 1794)12.044/212
Norfolk status
Formerly rare, Uncertain.
Old VC27,28 records.

First post Victorian record at Warham Greens in 2014 (D. Appleton, 05/07/14, Gen. Det. J Clifton)

Can be separated from Haplotinea ditella only by dissection of the genitalia, and is similar to other Clothes Moths, but less well marked.

[MBGBI vol2 p169]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2017.
Additional Stats

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Haplutinea insectella - Wareham Greens, Norfolk 2014, D Appleton, Slide 1665 (J Clifton)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/06/2017127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
23/08/2016127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
06/08/2016127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
26/08/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
20/08/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Wingspan: 11-20mm
Season: June - Aug
Foodplant:   Stored vegetable products and also fungus on tree trunks
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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