Main: (Elachistidae / Elachistinae)
38.024 [B&F: 0596] Elachista poae Stainton, 1855

 

Nationally scarce (Nb) by ponds, lakes and slow-moving streams throughout much of England and Wales. In Hampshire recorded only from a few sites in the west of the county, and in recent years only from Chandlers Ford, West Park and Mortimer. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight since 1900. Wingspan 9-12 mm. The sharply angulate median fascia edged with dark ground colour distally characterises this species (MBGBI Vol 3). Larva mines leaves of Reed Sweet-grass.

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Distribution Map

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC8 Wiltshire (Hants county)
West Park (SU11)04-Jun-2002oneGreen, DGAdult
VC10 Isle of Wight
Freshwater (SZ38)1900-Blair, Dr K.G.Adult
VC11 South Hampshire
Ashurst, NF (SU31)03-Jun-1985oneLangmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, ECAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)14-Jul-2001oneElliott, BAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Leckford (SU33)12-Apr-1982-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DH, PH & MJLarval
Leckford (SU33)04-May-1992-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Leckford (SU33)04-May-2010oneLangmaid, JR; Elliott, BMine
VC22 West Berkshire (Hants county)
Mortimer (SU66)02-Jun-2003oneDennis, GJAdult

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