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Mompha locupletella
Red Mompha

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)882 / 40.013

Rare resident of marshes and bogs.

On various small Epilobium spp. especially E. palustre with larva feeding in blotch mines in the leaves April/May and July/August. Pupation takes place in a white cocoon on vegetation.

Recorded in 21 (15%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1895.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 9-12mm
Flight: Two generations, May - July and August - September
Foodplant:   Willowherb.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
16/08/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSJ95
14/06/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ32
23/05/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ33
23/07/20171VC39 - StaffordshireSJ85
02/06/20171VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
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