Tineidae : Nemapogoninae
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Nemapogon granella
Corn Moth

(Linnaeus, 1758)215 / 12.015

Rare resident.

On stored grain and other vegetable products, also on bracket fungi, especially Trametes versicolor. Probably continuously brooded indoors.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 8 (6%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 9-16 mm
Flight: February - September
Foodplant:   Fungi and stored products
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
18/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
17/09/20161VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
07/06/20161VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
04/06/20163VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
03/06/20161VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
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