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Monopis laevigella
Skin Moth

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)227 / 12.036
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 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/09/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
14/09/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
07/09/2020127TG20 - Norwich
26/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
22/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 13-20mm
Flight: May - September.
Foodplant:   A variety of foodstuffs of animal origin
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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