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40.008 (BF892)

Garden Cosmet   

Mompha subbistrigella
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae: July-August, in seed-pods.  Adults August-July, ie can be found in every month.

Larval foodplants

Broad-leaved Willowherb.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Moffat, Dumfriesshire, on 11th April 2007, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at Auchencairn Bay on 14th February 2008.

17 record(s) from 4 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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