Momphidae

0886 (ABH40.002) Mompha ochraceella, (Curtis, 1839)

KR02884

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

The larvae mine the stem and leaves of willowherb, in common with several other Mompha species.


Wingspan: 14-16mm
Foodplant(s): Great Willowherb (Epilobium hirsutum)
Flying: One generation, May-August

Habitat

Stream banks, ditches and other damp areas.

Regional Information

Recorded in 49 (18.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 09 May to 29 August

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Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths