Momphidae
ABH BF
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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 36 (52%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Wingspan: 14-16mm
Season: May - August .
Foodplant:   Great Willowherb
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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