Mompha raschkiella Momphidae

ABH 40.015
B&F 883   *   Mompha raschkiella

Leaf mines on Rosebay Willowherb, Chamerion angustifolium. Adult ex mine

Wingspan: 9mm
Flight time: Two generations, May and August

Food plant: Rosebay Willowherb (Chamerion angustifolium)
Mine: June-July and September
The egg is laid on the upperside of a leaf near the midrib. Narrow mine follows midrib before developing into a yellowish blotch with dispersed frass.

Mompha raschkiella

Mompha raschkiella
Mompha raschkiella
Leaf mine on Rosebay Willowherb, Chamerion angustifolium (Epilobium angustifolium). Dorset. July 2012

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