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0887 ~ Mompha lacteella 
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and local throughout Britain.

Montgomeryshire Status

Discovered in the east of the county at Dolforwyn Woods Nature Reserve in 2014. An excellent new record for North Wales.

Wingspan :   M & F 9-13mm.

Confusion species


Mompha propinquella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine.)

Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Broad-leaved and great willowherb.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva mines the leaf. Pupa undescribed.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 17th July 2014, Dolforwyn Woods
Confirmed by Gen. Det.