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Mompha ochraceella
Buff Mompha (Curtis, 1839)
Momphidae
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Photo © Stephen Youngs,  02/07/2020 - Norwich

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Similar Norfolk Species
Common Mompha
Mompha epilobiella
Wingspan: 14-16mm
Flight: May - August .
Foodplant:   Great Willowherb
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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 49 (66%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/2021128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
08/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
02/08/2021127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
31/07/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
27/07/2021227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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