62.064 .... B&F 1473
Cacao Moth Ephestia elutella (Hübner, 1796) 
Status .....Described as common and widespread in the UK, that statement of distribution may not apply to this moth's Nottinghamshire status. Ephestia elutella is a pest species of stored food products in warehouses and has been taken in the county before, but we have no actual record available.
Photographed at Market Warsop July 2014
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ephestia elutella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Martin Gray.

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Updated January 2019

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