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Monopis weaverella
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Monopis laevigella
Skin Moth

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)12.036/227
Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
Larvae feed on a variety of foodstuffs of animal origin, in birds' nests, owl pellets, dead birds and mammals, various stored animal products.

Recorded in 42 (61%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
22/08/2018128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
18/08/2018128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
18/08/2018128TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
17/08/2018127TG24 - Cromer
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Wingspan: 13-20mm
Season: May - September.
Foodplant:   A variety of foodstuffs of animal origin
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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