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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 (84%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/11/2021127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
03/11/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/10/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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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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