Tineidae : Scardiinae
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Morophaga choragella
Large Clothes Moth

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)196 / 12.010
Norfolk status
Distinguished from other resident British Tineidae by its large size.
Very local in southern England, scattered records in Norfolk.

Recorded in 38 (51%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/09/2021127TG20 - Norwich
26/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/07/2021127TG20 - Norwich
19/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
18/07/2021127TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 18-32mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   bracket fungus, dead wood
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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