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Mompha brevivittella The larvae of this species feed on the developing seeds of Evening Primrose (Oenothera spp.). &quot;Insect Herbivores Drive Real-Time Ecological and Evolutionary Change in Plant Populations&quot; <a href="http://hs.umt.edu/dbs/labs/maron/documents/publications/Science-2012-Agrawal-113-6.pdf" rel="nofollow">http://hs.umt.edu/dbs/labs/maron/documents/publications/Science-2012-Agrawal-113-6.pdf</a> Gelechioidea,Geotagged,Lepidoptera,Mompha brevivittella,Momphid Moths,Momphidae,Momphinae,Summer,Twirler Moths,United States,insect,micro-moth,moth Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Mompha brevivittella

The larvae of this species feed on the developing seeds of Evening Primrose (Oenothera spp.). "Insect Herbivores Drive Real-Time Ecological and Evolutionary Change in Plant Populations" http://hs.umt.edu/dbs/labs/maron/documents/publications/Science-2012-Agrawal-113-6.pdf

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Mompha brevivittella is a species of moth in the Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin) and Family Momphidae (Momphid Moths).

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded Jul 23, 2019. Captured Jul 19, 2019 23:08 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm