Momphidae
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Photo © Brian Jones,  18/6/2011 Aldeby VC 27

Immature stages

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Mompha locupletella
Red Mompha
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Mompha terminella
Enchanters Mompha

(Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)881 / 40.014
Norfolk status
Scarce.

Could be confused with M. locupletella, but smaller and darker, and with cilia pale dorsally.

Leafmine first discovered in 2006 at Hoveton. (S. Wright, 08/09/2006) and again in the same location 2011.
Mines found to be abundant at Thompson pingo trail in 2020, new for VC28. (J. Symonds, 12/09/2020)

Leaf-mine: August-September, spiral galleries later forming pale blotches.

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2006.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/2020+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
08/09/2019+27TG12 - Aylsham
14/07/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
10/10/2018+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
06/10/2018+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 7-9mm
Flight: July - August.
Foodplant:   Enchanter's nightshade
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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