Oecophoridae : Oecophorinae
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Hofmannophila pseudospretella
Brown House Moth

(Stainton, 1849)647 / 28.010
Norfolk status
Common inhabitant inside houses.
found any time of the year but is commonest in summer.
Larvae feed on detritus and other material.

[MBGBI vol4.1 p87]

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/11/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/11/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
29/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
29/09/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
27/09/2020127TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 16-25mm.
Flight: All year.
Foodplant:   Dead animal and plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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