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
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Records Received By Year

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Distribution Map

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Detail records

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

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