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Mompha locupletella
Red Mompha ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Momphidae
882 / 40.013
Photo © Charlie Streets,  Daytime field observation.

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Wingspan: 9-12mm
Flight: Two generations May-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Willowherb.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Distinctive bright orange/silvery grey species.
Damp situations.
Larvae mine the leaves of various species of willowherb

VC27,28 records [MBGBI vol4.1 p240]

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
29/06/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
23/06/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
03/10/2018+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
15/07/2018127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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