Photo © Chris Knott,  Found indoors, Great Ellingham; 27/11/15; Female. dissected by Jon Clifton; confirmed by JC and Sjaak Koster

Similar Norfolk Species
Mompha divisella
Neat Cosmet
Mompha jurassicella
Scarce Cosmet
Mompha bradleyi
New Neat Cosmet*

(Riedl, 1965)40.007/889a
Norfolk status
Overlooked in the UK until the 1990's when specimens were identified in Hertfordshire.
May well have been over-looked in Norfolk.

Adults emerge between July and September, after which they hibernate for the winter, appearing again in the spring.

Dissection required to confirm any specimens.

First Norfolk record at Dersingham in 2011 (R. Jones, 30.09.2011)

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2011.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Mompha bradleyi (F), Great Ellingham, Norfolk - gen. det. J Clifton
Mompha bradleyi, Dersingham, 30-9-11(det. R. Jones, J. Clifton)
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Date#VC10k Area
27/11/2015128TM09 - Attleborough
30/09/2011128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 9-11mm
Season: July - Sept (hibernating)
Foodplant:   Great Willowherb
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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