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Mompha miscella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Brown Cosmet
40.0120 (B&F: 884)

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


Resident. Occurs in small numbers at mv light in a few places in both vice-counties. Double-brooded, flying mainly during June and August. The larvae feed on common rock-rose (Pratt, 2011).

Mompha miscella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
larva mining rock-rose
Hampshire, 17 iv 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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