Main: (Elachistidae / Elachistinae)
38.020 [B&F: 0593a] Elachista geminatella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)


Extinct in the British Isles. The only British specimen was taken by Lord Walsingham at Merton, Norfolk in the latter half of the 19th Century. Recognised as a separate species only in 2001, having previously been lumped with E. regificella. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 7.8-9.6 mm. Larva mines leaves of Field Wood-rush.

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