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Mompha epilobiella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Common Cosmet
40.0100 (B&F: 893)

Synonym(s):
Mompha fulvescens (Haworth, 1828)


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

Common

A resident species, generally occurring singly at mv light, occasionally sparingly, chiefly in the south of both vice-counties. Single- brooded, flying mainly from mid-July to mid-September, and then again after hibernation to mid-June. Larvae feed on great willowherb. (Pratt, 2011).

Mompha epilobiella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Henfield, 28 vii 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Mompha epilobiella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Woods Mill, 18 vii 2019
Photo: Bob Foreman
Mompha epilobiella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Bracklesham, 04 ix 2013
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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