Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Bettys Fen - 06/07/13

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Mompha epilobiella
Common Cosmet
Mompha ochraceella
Buff Cosmet

(Curtis, 1839)40.002/886
Norfolk status
Damp areas - stream banks and ditches.

Larvae mining stem and leaves of willowherb, in common with several other Mompha species.

Recorded in 42 (61%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/07/2016127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
14/07/2016127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
08/07/2016127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/07/2016227TG33 - Bacton
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Wingspan: 14-16mm
Season: May - August .
Foodplant:   Great Willowherb
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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