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40.004 (BF888)

Marbled Cosmet   

Mompha propinquella
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Mines: September-April.  Adults: June-September.

Larval foodplants

Great Willowherb, Broad-leaved Willowherb, Marsh Willowherb.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Dumfriesshire by a person unknown prior to 1996 (MOGBI data), while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found near Dalry on 26th July 2001.

61 record(s) from 18 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2021
40.004 Mompha Propinquella
40.004 Mompha Propinquella
40.004 Mompha Propinquella40.004 Mompha Propinquella

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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