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Mompha subbistrigella (Haworth, 1828)

Garden Cosmet
40.0080 (B&F: 892)

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


A resident species, usually occurring singly at mv light, sometimes sparingly in both vice-counties. Double-brooded, flying mainly from early June to late July and again from Early August to mid-September, and then after hibernation from early March to early May. Larvae feed on the seed-pods of broad-leaved willowherb. (Pratt, 2011).

Mompha subbistrigella (Haworth, 1828)
Motcombe. Eastbourne., 08 vi 2014
Photo: David E Lester
Mompha subbistrigella (Haworth, 1828)
Lindfield, 28 xii 2017
Photo: Bob Foreman
Mompha subbistrigella (Haworth, 1828)
Crowborough, 06 v 2018
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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