28.010 .... B&F 0647
Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Stainton, 1849)
Status .....A common moth across Nottinghamshire, but being especially in urban areas where it is regularly attracted to MV light traps. The distribution map shows this moth's urban distribution well, with concentrations around Nottingham and Mansfield. The adults are often found in houses, garages and various outbuildings.
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Photographed at Market Warsop July 2016
 
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Photographed at Market Warsop May 2007
 
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Full-grown larva, found in old dry animal bedding, photographed at Vexation Lane, Rufford, February 2021
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hofmannophila pseudospretella
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Sean Tobin. Richard Rogers. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Wil Heeney. Graham Beeley. Martin Dale. Tim Sexton. Graham Birkett. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Phil Cadman. Meg Skinner. Ian Hunt. NBGRC. Steven Chick. Indy Kiemel Greene and Agnes Kiemel. Martin Gray. Barry Lygo. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Ian Ellis.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2021

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