Lep: Momphidae
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40.014 Mompha terminella (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)
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larva in mine


Food Plant: Circaea lutetiana (Enchanter's Nightshade)

Egg: Upper side of leaf

Mine: August-September

Pupa: In a cocoon, on a leaf or in leaf-litter.

Notes: Early mines are spiral galleries; later forms pale blotches, sometimes having moved to a different leaf.

Data: 26.ix.2012, Skellingthorpe Woods, VC53

Image:© Martin Gray

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