40.014 .... B&F 0881
Mompha terminella (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)
Status .....A relatively scarce moth in the UK, these leaf mines represented the first record for Nottinghamshire. The larva makes a second mine after vacating the first, usually on the same leaf as in this instance. Both mines are very different in appearance.Currently known only from along a short stretch of track inside the entrance to Wellow Park.
Leaf mines on Enchanter's Nightshade (Circaea lutetiana), photographed at Wellow Park October 2011
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Mompha terminella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Dave Budworth (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society 2019 Journal Number 169 Micro-Moth Report 1998-2019 – new species).

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Updated September 2022

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