40.015 .... B&F 0883
Mompha raschkiella (Zeller, 1839)
Status .....The most widespread and common of all the Mompha in Nottinghamshire. The leaf mines are easily found on the leaves of Rosebay Willowherb, in any habitat and are identifiable even when long since exited by the larva.
Adult, reared ex-Clipstone Old Quarter leaf mine. Photographed September 2023
Photographed at Lound Wood June 2004   Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter August 2023
Occupied leaf mine on Rose-bay Willowherb, photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter August 2023 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Mompha raschkiella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Lound Moth Group. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Jerry Clough. Martin Gray. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sean Tobin. David Shaw.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2024

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