Momphidae

0892 (ABH40.008) Mompha subbistrigella, (Haworth, 1828)

KR02891

Confirmed by dissection, Great Staughton
Confirmed by dissection, Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Confirmed by dissection, Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Confirmed by dissection, Great Staughton
Confirmed by dissection, Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

Adults can often be found overwintering inside garden sheds etc.

The larvae feed within the seedpods of broad-leaved willowherb and other willowherbs.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 7-11.5mm
Flying: All year

Habitat

Pond and stream banks, woodland clearings, waste ground and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 27 (10%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 January to 18 December

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