Mompha subbistrigella - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

MOMPHIDAE

Las Descargues, 7 August 2015
Mompha subbistrigella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Mompha subbistrigella (Haworth,, 1828)

Wingspan: 10-12mm

A univoltine species on the wing throughout the year although it has only been recorded at light at Las Descargues during the months of July and August. A species here of woodland margins and rides.

Larvae feed on various species of Epilobium.

 

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