The Moths of Suffolk
880 Mompha langiella, (Hübner, 1796)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Open woodland and shady situations

Flight Period : Single-brooded; August to April

Larval foodplants : Great Willowherb (Epilobium hirsutum), Enchanter's Nightshade (Circaea lutetiana), occasionally Broad-leaved Willowherb (Epilobium montanum), Hoary Willowherb (Epilobium parviflorum) or Rosebay Willowherb (Epilobium angustifolium)

Records : Elveden (B Palmer, vii.2006)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 9-10.5mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


Life history chart
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