Momphidae
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Photo © Dave Jones,  13/07/2013 - Stoke Holy Cross

Similar Norfolk Species
Mompha epilobiella
Common Cosmet
 
Mompha ochraceella
886 Buff Cosmet
(Curtis, 1839)40.002
Norfolk status
Local.
Damp areas - stream banks and ditches.

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

Recorded in 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2013.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/2013127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
31/07/2013128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
31/07/2013127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
29/07/2013128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
27/07/2013127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 14-16mm
Season: May - August .
Foodplant:   Great Willowherb
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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