Main: (Elachistidae / Elachistinae)
38.002 [B&F: 0591] Perittia farinella (Thunberg, 1794)


Occurrence in the British Isles unconfirmed. Possibly an immigrant from mainland Europe, where uncommon but widespread in both inland and coastal grassland. Known in Britain from a single specimen taken at Dover, Kent on 27 May 1897 (MBGBI Vol 3). Wingspan 12-14 mm.

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