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0885 ~ Mompha conturbatella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and fairly common throughout the British Isles as far north as Wester Ross.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded at a single site at LLanfyllin 2008.

Wingspan :   M & F, 11-12.5mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Wherever foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Rosebay & broad-leaved willowherb.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on the leaf. Larva tightly spins upper leaves together and feeds within. Pupates in a greyish spindle shaped cocoon amongst detritus on the ground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 11th July 2008, Llanfyllin