Tineidae : Nemapogoninae
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Nemapogon koenigi
White-speckled Clothes Moth

Capuse, 1967217 / 12.017
=Nemapogon wolffiella

Uncommon resident.

Larvae feed on the fungus Hypoxolon multiforme on dead
Betula and Corylus
Flies June to September.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 19 (14%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1875.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 10-14mm.
Flight: May to August
Foodplant:   Bracket fungi and rotten wood
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
25/06/20202VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
13/06/20202VC37 - WorcestershireSO98
08/06/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO98
07/06/20202VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
02/06/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
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