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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Broad-leaved Willowherb.

Regional breakdown:

 VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded1859188319591943
Year last recorded1947188319942001
Number of records3152
Number of individuals1062
Unique positions3142
Unique locations3142
Adult records3152
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 11 records from 10 sites. First recorded in 1859.
 

Photos


40.003 Mompha lacteella 01
© Charles Fletcher, 15 Aug 2001

Species Account


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