Members of the genus Mompha are leaf, floral, and fruit miners specializing in plants from the Evening Primrose Family (Onagraceae) and the Loosestrife Family (Lythraceae). Mompha murtfeldtella feeds on Oenothera spp.
''Mompha murtfeldtella'' is a moth in the Momphidae family. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Alabama,
California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.
The wingspan is about 10 millimetres . Adults are similar to ''Mompha circumscriptella'', but the white patch on the posterior margin of the basal half of the forewing is much less extensive.. more