Main: (Elachistidae / Elachistinae)
38.022 [B&F: 0594] Elachista gleichenella (Fabricius, 1781)

 

Local in woodland throughout much of the British Isles. In Hampshire there are old records from Leckford and Chilbolton, and from Havenstreet Wood on the Isle of Wight, but the only recent records are from Botley Wood and Magdalen Hill. Wingspan 8-9 mm. A fairly distinctive, well-marked, black and white elachistid. Larva mines leaves of Wood-rush and Sedge.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

Records Received By Year

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Phenology - Larval Records

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
Firestone Copse (SZ59)10-Jun-1978oneDickson, RichardAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Botley Wood (SU51)06-Jul-2004oneDickson, RichardAdult
Botley Wood (SU50)06-Jun-2007twoWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)07-Jun-2007oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)08-Jun-2007oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)09-Jun-2007oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)11-Jun-2007oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)13-Jun-2007oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)16-Jun-2007oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)22-Jun-2007oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)07-Jul-2007oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)03-Jul-2009oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)23-Jul-2014oneWheeler, Keith Adult
VC12 North Hampshire
Leckford Estate (SU33)14-Apr-1985oneLangmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, EC; Sterling, DHLarval
Chilbolton Down (SU43)1986-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Leckford Estate (SU33)12-Apr-1993-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHMine
Magdalen Hill Down (SU52)18-Jun-1999oneBudd, Philip Mine

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