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Monopis imella
Felt Clothes Moth

(Hübner, 1813)231 / 12.040
Norfolk status
Said to be found more from coastal areas.

Our two records are from the Breckland area, this also reflects records from Suffolk.

Originally discovered in Britain by Dunning, in sandy fields just east of Brandon about 1858 (Mly).

Last recorded at East Wretham.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1990.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/06/1990+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
1874+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: June - late September
Foodplant:   recorded from bird's nests decaying animals, etc
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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