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Niditinea fuscella
Brown-dotted Clothes Moth

(Linnaeus, 1758)12.034/237
Norfolk status
The larvae of this 'clothes moth' actually feed in birds' nests and poultry houses.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 12 (17%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/01/2018127TG14 - Sheringham
19/06/2013127TG24 - Cromer
22/07/2012127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
23/05/2010127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
06/01/2004128TL88 - Thetford
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Wingspan: 11-17mm
Season: April - Sept.
Foodplant:   Feathers, animal fibres and possibly dry faeces
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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