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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Great Hairy Willowherb.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1984
Year last recorded1984
Number of records1
Number of individuals2
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records0
Immature records1

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1984.


40.011 Mompha langiella 02
© Andy Nunn
40.011 Mompha langiella 01 mine on Enchanter's Nightshade
© Andy Nunn

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Ashberry Pastures, two mines on Great Hairy Willowherb 18.8.1984, moths reared (HNM).

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