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40.015 (BF883)

Little Cosmet   

Mompha raschkiella
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Mines: June-August; September-October.  Adults: May-June; July-September.

Larval foodplants

Rosebay Willowherb.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines found at Moffat, Dumfriesshire, on 3rd August 1975 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, while the first for Wigtownshire was of leaf-mines found at Cairnryan on 28th June 1988, also by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, with the Kirkcudbrightshire first being of a larva found at Clatteringshaws Loch on 19th July 1994 by A. M. Emmet.

104 record(s) from 44 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 2022 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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