Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Mompha sturnipennella (Treitschke, 1833)

Family: Momphidae
Wing Span: 1.3-1.8 cm
Life History:
Flight: July to August and again from September to May of the following year after hibernation.
Caterpillar Hosts: Rosebay willowherb (Chamaenerion angustifolium)
Adult Food:
Range: The Holarctic ecozone and is found in most of Europe (except the south), Siberia, the Russian Far East and Canada.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: Mompha sturnipennella (Treitschke, 1833) includes as a synonym 1448.1 Mompha nodicolella Fuchs, 1902, a species previously listed as having been added to the North American fauna north of Mexico. Microlepidoptera of Europe, 5: 1-387.