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40.011 ~ 0880 ~ Mompha langiella
UK Status

Resident. Local in England and Wales, very local in Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2014 at Middletown in the east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F 9-10-5mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Open woodland.


Enchanter's-nightshade and willowherb sp.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva forms a zigzag gallery mine with many small blotches. Pupates on ground or mine.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 16th May 2014, Middletown