Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

Similar Norfolk Species
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 38 (55%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
25/07/2015127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
21/07/2015128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
15/07/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
14/07/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Wingspan: 14-16mm
Season: May - August .
Foodplant:   Great Willowherb
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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