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National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Rockroses spp..

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20041868198220041883
Year last recorded20041930201320131883
Number of records13221
Number of individuals00210
Unique positions13221
Unique locations13221
Adult records03111
Immature records10110

For the county, we have a total of 9 records from 9 sites. First recorded in 1868.


40.012 Mompha miscella 02
© Dave Williamson
40.012 Mompha miscella 01
© Paul Millard

Species Account

Old records (vague dates) are adults, more recent records larval.

Argus 69, 2013: Very few Yorkshire records, this moth may well be overlooked.
VC63. Brockadale, 7.8.2013 (DWi).
VC64. Crookacre Wood, 22.7.2013 gen. det. CHF (PMi). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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