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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 4-8mm.

Foodplant: Bracket fungus, dried fruit and nuts, grain.

IMPORTANT - Please note that the maps and accounts are provisional, subject to change and further update.  The whole dataset still needs to go through the final verification process and it is likely that a very small number of records will not satisfy the present requirements and there are other records that have not been formally submitted.  The information is for guidance only.

Record breakdown:

Year first recorded196720091967
Year last recorded201020092010
Number of records571116
Number of individuals1401282
Unique positions46194
Unique locations41184
Adult records47196
Immature records7014

For the region, we have a total of 116 records from 84 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1967.


0216 Nemapogon cloacella 01
© Tom Morris

Species Account

Similar species: 0215 Nemapogon granella.

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