Main: (Elachistidae / Elachistinae)
38.034 [B&F: 0604] Elachista orstadii Palm, 1943


Rare (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) on dry grassland in parts of Scotland. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 7-9 mm. In fresh specimens the uniform coloration of the forewing of the male usually separates it from the males of E. canapennella (MBGBI Vol 3). Larva mines leaves of various grasses.

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