Main: (Momphidae / Momphinae)
40.003 [B&F: 0887] Mompha lacteella (Stephens, 1834)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) and confined to woodland and waste ground in parts of England and Scotland. In Hampshire there has been an apparent increase in records of this species, but it still remain exceedingly uncommon. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 9-13 mm. The main confusion species is M. propinquella from which it is distinguished by the beige colour of the head, thorax and basal blotch on the forewing and the dark brownish grey apical area of the forewing (MBGBI Vol 4 part 1). Larva mines leaves of Broad-leaved Willowherb, over-wintering as a small larva.

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Southsea11105/05/2013Adult
Farley Mount11405/08/1946Adult
Farley Mount11204/08/1946Adult
East Meon11104/06/2010Adult
Martyr Worthy12116/06/1976Adult
Shanklin Upper Chine10108/06/2016Adult
Winchester11024/06/1988Adult
Winchester11002/07/1985Adult
Winchester11029/06/1987Adult
Titchfield Haven NNR (lower Titchfield Haven)11106/08/2008Adult
Titchfield Haven NNR (lower Titchfield Haven)11115/08/2008Adult
Titchfield Haven NNR (lower Titchfield Haven)11107/08/2008Adult
Upham1111975Adult
Whitchurch12115/08/2002Adult
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