Main: (Momphidae / Momphinae)
40.001 [B&F: 0885] Mompha conturbatella (Hübner, [1819])

 

Local in waste ground, woodland clearings, heaths and roadside verges throughout much of Britain, but not in southern Wales. In Hampshire very local, perhaps overlooked. Recorded for the first time on the Isle of Wight in 2011, at five widely separated locations. Wingspan 14-18 mm. Larva feeds on Rosebay Willowherb and Broad-leaved Willowherb, living between leaves spun together with silk.

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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 2
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Phenology - Larval Records

Max records: 3
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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC11 South Hampshire
Botley Wood (SU51)06-Jul-1974oneDickson, RJAdult
Botley Wood (SU50)01-Jul-1975oneDickson, RJAdult
West Wood, Sparsholt (SU42)12-Jun-1976oneAppleton, DAdult
Hen Wood, East Meon (SU62)02-May-1981oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Teg Down, Winchester (SU42)02-May-1982oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Broughton Down (SU23)1986-Sterling, DH-
Broughton Down (SU23)26-May-1986oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Broughton Down (SU23)30-Apr-1993-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Chandlers Ford (SU42)1999-Elliott, BAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)1999-Elliott, BAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Itchen Abbas (SU53)1950-Ffennell, DWHAdult

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