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Monopis fenestratella
Brown Timber Clothes Moth

(Heyden, 1863)233 / 12.042
Norfolk status

Recoded at Costessey in 2001 (A. Gardiner, 06/07/01) only the sixth British record.

First recorded at Chatteris, Cambs in 1877. Distribution poorly known owing to confusion in the past with other related species. Only reliably recorded a handful of times in Britain.

Apparent recent records (on-line) from Essex and Hunts.

[MBGBI vol2 p190]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2001.
Last Recorded in 2001.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/07/2001127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 11-16mm
Flight: May - August.
Foodplant:   Detritus in nests, Vegetable matter, dead wood and fungi.
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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