|40.012 ~ 0884 ~ Mompha miscella|
Resident. Widespread and common in areas of limestone in England and Wales, also found locally in Scotland on acid soils.
Recorded in two sites in the north-east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 7-9mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Chalk and limestone downland.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on the foodplant. Larva first mines a gallery that forms into a blotch, often covering the whole leaf. Pupates in a cocoon spun in leaf litter.