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Mompha propinquella (Stainton, 1851)

Marbled Cosmet
40.0040 (B&F: 888)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Momphidae
      »Subfamily: Gelechiinae
        »Tribe: Hypercalliini

Local

A resident species, occurring singly at mv light in a few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to mid-September. Larvae feed on Epilobium spp. (Pratt, 2011).

Mompha propinquella (Stainton, 1851)
Crowborough, 14 vii 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Mompha propinquella (Stainton, 1851)
Bexhill, 19 08 2019
Photo: Keith Hackett
Mompha propinquella (Stainton, 1851)
Findon Valley, 27 vii 2012
Photo: Mike Snelling
Mompha propinquella (Stainton, 1851)
Crowborough, 19 vii 2014
Photo: Charles Waters
Mompha propinquella (Stainton, 1851)
Crowborough, 01 ix 2012
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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