The Moths of Suffolk
885 Mompha conturbatella, (Hübner, 1819)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Waste ground, woodland clearings, heathland and roadside verges

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late May to early September

Larval foodplants : Rosebay Willowherb (Chamerion angustifolium) and Broad-leaved Willowherb (Epilobium montanum), on the upper leaves

Records : Lakenheath (B Palmer, vi.1993), Aldringham (S Wakely, 29.v.1967)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed as Suffolk

Wingspan details : Wingspan 14-18mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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