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Niditinea fuscella

(Linnaeus, 1758)237 / 12.034

Uncommon resident.
Larvae in birdsí nests and poultry houses.
Flies May to September.
Probably under-recorded.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 28 (20%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 11-17mm
Flight: April - Sept.
Foodplant:   Feathers, animal fibres and possibly dry faeces
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
22/06/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP07
10/05/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
08/09/20211VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91
08/09/20204VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
08/07/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO44
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