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Mompha subbistrigella
Garden Mompha (Haworth, 1828)
Momphidae
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Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Upwell, Feb 08

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Wingspan: 7-11.5mm
Season: All year. (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Various willowherbs.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local.
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 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
03/09/2019227TG20 - Norwich
30/08/2019127TG20 - Norwich
28/08/2019127TG20 - Norwich
21/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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