Oecophoridae : Oecophorinae
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Oecophora bractella
Gold-base Tubic

(Linnaeus, 1758)651 / 28.021
Norfolk status
Thought to be restricted to a few ancient woodlands in the midlands, southern England and south Wales.

Flies from dawn to sunrise, occasionally coming to light at night.

New for Norfolk in 2019. An adult moth was caught by MV trap in the Norfolk Broads on the 29th June (Mick A'Court, 29/06/19)

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2019.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/2019127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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Wingspan: 12-17mm
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Dead decaying wood and Fungi
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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