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Mompha ochraceella
Buff Cosmet
Mompha epilobiella
Common Cosmet

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)40.010/893
Norfolk status
Adult hibernates and can be found throughout the year.
Found where foodplant occurs in damp and dry habitats.

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
21/08/2015127TG20 - Norwich
10/08/2015127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
09/08/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
01/08/2015127TG14 - Sheringham
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Wingspan: 10-13mm
Season: All year. (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Great Willowherb, Broad-leaved Willowherb, Marsh Willowherb
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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