Momphidae
ABH BF
Photo © Lee Gregory,  28/06/2012 - Thetford.

Similar Norfolk Species
Mompha epilobiella
Common Cosmet
 
Mompha ochraceella
Buff Cosmet

(Curtis, 1839)40.002/886
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 37 (54%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2014+28TF60 - Downham/Fincham
20/07/2014+28TF60 - Downham/Fincham
20/07/2014127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
13/07/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
08/07/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 14-16mm
Season: May - August .
Foodplant:   Great Willowherb
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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