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Monopis crocicapitella
Pale-backed Clothes Moth

(Clemens, 1859)230 / 12.039

Rare resident. In our region recorded from Worcestershire and Shropshire.

Larva feeds on a range of plant and animal refuse, including stored products such as cereal products such as natural textiles; also in birds nests.

Recorded in 4 (3%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2010.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: c.10-16 mm
Flight: June - October
Foodplant:   dry animal and vegetable matter
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
17/11/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
12/11/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
30/10/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
18/10/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
08/10/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
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