Prev Flights Rec Search
Mompha subbistrigella
Garden Mompha (Haworth, 1828)
892 / 40.008
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Upwell, Feb 08

Similar Norfolk Species
Kentish Mompha
Mompha sturnipennella
Wingspan: 7-11.5mm
Flight: All year. (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Various willowherbs.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Damp areas - pond and stream banks, woodland clearings, waste ground and gardens.
Adults can often be found overwintering inside garden sheds etc.
Larvae feed within the seedpods of broad-leaved willowherb and other willowherbs.

Recorded in 37 (54%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
27/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
24/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
14/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
Further info: Mompha subbistrigella
UK Moths
Mothdissection UK
Suffolk Moths
Hants Moths Norfolk Moths (Full)
Back Record Home
iMoths V11.0 HD © Jim Wheeler 2021