Lep:Momphidae
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40.015 Mompha raschkiella (Zeller, 1839)
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the initial gallery may be tinged with red

 

Food Plant: Epilobium angustifolium (Rosebay Willowherb)

Egg: Upper side of a leaf, close to the midrib

Mine: June - July, September

Pupa: On the ground amongst detritus

Notes: A narrow gallery, often following the midrib, occasionally tinged red at the edges. This leads to a yellowish blotch containing dispersed frass.

Data: 2002

Image:© Shane Farrell

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