0887 (ABH40.003) Mompha lacteella, (Stephens, 1834)



General Information

The larvae mine the leaves of the food plant.

Wingspan: 9-13mm
Foodplant(s): Broad-leaved Willowherb (Epilobium montanum)
Flying: One generation, May-July
National status: Proposed Red Data Book


Woodland and wasteground.

Regional Information

Recorded in 3 (1.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2005

Recorded date range (Adult): 09 July to 08 August

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 Photo © Ian Fisher

Proposed Red Data Book