02879 Mompha locupletella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

BF0882 (ABH40.013)

Christophstal, September 2013
Christophstal, September 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Christophstal, September 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell

General Information

The adults are distinctive with bright orange/silvery grey forewings.

The larvae mine the leaves of various species of willowherb.

Wingspan: 9-12mm
Foodplant(s): willowherbs (Epilobium spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May-July and August-September
National status: Unknown


Damp situations.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Baden-Württemberg.

Last recorded in September 2013

Recorded date range (Flying/Adult): 27 September to 27 September