Photo © Dave Evans,  28/06/2015 - Wells Woods (Pinewoods)

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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 41 (59%) 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
22/06/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/08/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
25/07/2015127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
21/07/2015128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
18/07/2015128TM09 - Attleborough
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Wingspan: 14-16mm
Season: May - August .
Foodplant:   Great Willowherb
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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