Gelechiidae : Anomologinae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  22/08/2015 - North Elmham - male (gen det)

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Bryotropha domestica
House Moss-moth
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Bryotropha basaltinella
Dark-spotted Moss-moth

(Zeller, 1839)777 / 35.045
=Thatch Neb*

Norfolk status
Scarce.
Found in urban areas and near old buildings mainly in southern England scattered northwards to Northumberland.

New for Norfolk at North Elmham in 2014 (D. Appleton, 02/09/14)

Very similar to B. dryadella and only separable by dissection of the genitalia.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 11 (15%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2014.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Bryotropha basaltinella - Noth Elmham 2014, Slide 1625 (J. Clifton)
24-07-2018 - East Harling - Jon Clifton
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
24/09/2023128TF92North Elmham
19/09/2023128TF92North Elmham
17/09/2023228TF92North Elmham
08/09/2023328TF92North Elmham
06/09/2023428TF92North Elmham
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Wingspan: 10-12mm
Flight: May - Aug
Foodplant:   Mosses
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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