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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.)

Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

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.
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