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Tinea pallescentella
Large Pale Clothes Moth

Stainton, 1851245 / 12.030
Norfolk status
Rare. Uncertain.
Slightly larger, and more generally speckled than similar species.
Probably introduced from South America during the 19th century.

VC27,28 records [MBGBI vol2 p203]

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Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2012.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/08/2012 to 25/08/2012+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
04/10/2011+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
May 2005+27TG20 - Norwich
June 2003+27TG20 - Norwich
July 1997+27TM17 - Scole
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Wingspan: 12-25mm
Flight: all months of the year.
Foodplant:   Animal materials, including wool, hair and feathers. It has also been bred from a wasp's nest
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  (2)
 Immature Adult
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