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Mompha jurassicella
Scarce Mompha

(Frey, 1881)890 / 40.006
Norfolk status
In dry areas - waste ground, dry ditches.

(=Subdivisella) Recorded from Merton, Norfolk, where a series was taken in Sept. 1894. All the specimens were in the Walsingham Collection, where they were found by J. D. Bradley in 1951. (Ent. Rec. 1951; Ent. Gaz. 1951)

New VC27 record in 2012 when a specimen was found inside a wooden shed at How Hill NNR (P. Heath. 16/03/2012. det. J. Clifton)
First modern-day VC28 record at Dersingham in 2014 (R. Jones 30/03/14)

[MBGBI vol4.1 p249]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 9 (12%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1894.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Mompha jurassicella (male) Gen. Det. J. Wheeler - Keith Kerr - 15.ii.2017 Litcham.
Mompha jurassicella, How Hill NNR, Norfolk, Slide 1539 (16-03-2012 - P Heath)
Mompha jurassicella - Upwell 05-11-2016 (Female) Gen. Det. J. Wheeler
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/02/2021127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
28/01/2021127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
23/04/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
29/03/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
12/02/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: September to April.
Foodplant:   Great Willowherb
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult

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