Tineidae : Nemapogoninae
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Nemapogon granella
Corn Moth
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Nemapogon cloacella
Cork Moth

(Haworth, 1828)216 / 12.016
Norfolk status
Widespread woodland species.

Heavily marked examples can be determined (with care) from appearance, otherwise Gen. Det. is required. Note orange/brown scale colouration, and central dark costal mark that slightly narrows, often joining a smaller lateral mark.

Adults fly in morning sunshine and in late afternoon or dusk.
The larvae feed mainly on stored vegetable products and types of bracket fungus, especially common on Piptoporus betulinus.

Recorded in 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Central dark costal mark that slightly narrows often joining a smaller lateral mark. - JW
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/07/2021127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
06/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/06/2021128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
23/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 10-18mm
Flight: May - Sept.
Foodplant:   bracket fungus and stored vegetable products
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3/4
 Immature Adult
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