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Mompha subbistrigella
Garden Mompha (Haworth, 1828)
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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 39 (53%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/12/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
10/10/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
01/10/2021127TG20 - Norwich
17/09/2021127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
16/09/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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