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Oinophila v-flava
Yellow V Moth (Haworth, 1828)
Tineidae: Hieroxestinae
277 / 12.046

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Wingspan: 8-12mm
Flight: July-October
Foodplant:   decaying vegetable matter
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Rare, in our region only one 1929 record from Shropshire.

Nationally, most records from warehouses and wine cellars where the larva feeds on fungus and wine corks. Outdoors feeds on a range of dry vegetable matter.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1929.
Last Recorded in 1929.
(Data up to end 2019)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
1929140SJ22 - Oswestry/Llanymynech
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