|40.004 ~ 0888 ~ Mompha propinquella|
Resident. Widespread and locally common throughout the British Isles as far north as Aberdeenshire.
Recorded from a handful of sites.
Wingspan : M & F, 14-18mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Open woodland, waste ground and gardens.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on the foodplant. Larva makes a large blotch mine often covering the whole leaf. Pupates in an ochreous cocoon in the mine or soil.
Photo by MDH, 18th July 2011, Llanfyllin
Photo by MW, 19th July 2011, Cors Dyfi
Photo by MDH, 30th May 2020, Llanfyllin