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Mompha miscella
Brown Mompha ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Momphidae
884 / 40.012
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 7-9mm
Flight: Two overlapping generations Apr - Oct.
Foodplant:   Common Rock-rose, Hoary Rock-rose, White Rock-rose
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Chalk and limestone grassland.

Records from Ringstead Downs, Grimes Graves and Cranwich Heath.

VC28 records [MBGBI vol4.1 p232]

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/08/2020228TL88 - Thetford
29/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/08/2019+28TF64 - Hunstanton
17/07/2018228TF64 - Hunstanton
17/07/2018228TF64 - Hunstanton
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