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Mompha epilobiella
Common Mompha ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Momphidae
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Wingspan: 10-13mm
Flight: All year. (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Great Willowherb, Broad-leaved Willowherb, Marsh Willowherb
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local.
Adult hibernates and can be found throughout the year.
Found where foodplant occurs in damp and dry habitats.

Recorded in 44 (59%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/11/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
13/10/2021128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
17/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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