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40.007 ~ 0889a ~ Mompha bradleyi
UK Status

Resident. A very local species found in east Wales, the Midlands and central southern England.

Montgomeryshire Status

Discovered in the north-east of the county at Middletown in 2015.

Wingspan :   M & F 10-13mm.

Confusion species

Mompha divisella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


Great willowherb.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs on underside of leaf. Larva creates a gall on the stalk near a node. Pupa is black & sits near the exit hole.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DHB, 7th Oct 2019, Middletown
Confirmed by gen. det.