The Moths of Suffolk
881 Mompha terminella, (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Recent discovery currently known from one site in south Suffolk

Habitats : Damp shady woods

Flight Period : Single-brooded, July to August

Larval foodplants : Enchanter's Nightshade (Circaea lutetiana)

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Adult reared from mine collected 2013 - Bradfield woods, Suffolk (vi.2014) © Neil Sherman

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Leaf-mine on Enchanter's Nightshade - Freston, Suffolk (25.ix.2012) © A Prichard

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Leaf-mine on Enchanter's Nightshade - Freston, Suffolk (25.ix.2012) © A Prichard
Leaf-mine on Enchanter's Nightshade - Freston, Suffolk (25.ix.2012) © A Prichard
Leaf-mine on Enchanter's Nightshade - Freston, Suffolk (25.ix.2012) © A Prichard
 
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Leaf-mine on Enchanter's Nightshade - Freston, Suffolk (25.ix.2012) © A Prichard
Leaf-mine on Enchanter's Nightshade - Bradfield Woods, Suffolk (8.ix.2013) © Neil Sherman