Family: Momphidae

883     *     Mompha raschkiella

Leaf mine on Rosebay Willowherb (Chamerion angustifolium). Sept 2011

Wingspan: 9mm
Flight time: Two generations, May and August

Food plant: Rosebay Willowherb (Chamerion angustifolium)
Mine: June-July and September
The egg is laid on the upperside of a leaf, near midrib. Narrow mine follows midrib before developing into a yellowish blotch with dispersed frass.

Mompha raschkiella
Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. September 2011. Leaf mine on Rosebay Willowherb, Chamerion angustifolium

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