Main: (Elachistidae / Elachistinae)
38.017 [B&F: 0622] Elachista adscitella Stainton, 1851

 

Nationally scarce (Nb) in woodland clearings in parts of England, Wales and southern Ireland. In Hampshire there have been a handful of records but not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 9-11 mm. One of several, similar Elachista species, which are reliably separated only by dissection of the genitalia. Larva mines leaves of Tufted Hair-grass and Blue Moor-grass.

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC11 South Hampshire
Southsea (SZ69)02-Jul-1976oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)04-Jul-1995oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)2009-Elliott, BAdult
Hen Wood (SU62)09-Jun-2017oneWheeler, KAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Basingstoke (SU65)01-Jul-2015oneWall, MJAdult

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