Main: (Elachistidae / Elachistinae)
38.018 [B&F: 0623] Elachista bisulcella (Duponchel, [1843])

 

Local in deciduous woodland and woodland edges throughout much of Britain and scattered localities in the southern half of Ireland. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight present in all three vice-counties, where most records are comparatively recent, but clearly overlooked. Wingspan 8-10 mm. The yellow outer edge of the fascia usually distinguishes this species. Larva mines leaves of Tufted Hair-grass and Tall Fescue.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

Records Received By Year

% of total records
Max records: 9
                         
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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

Max records: 4
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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
Yarmouth (SZ38)1926oneFassnidge, WAdult
Firestone Copse (SZ59)17-May-1986oneSterling, DHMine
VC11 South Hampshire
Botley Wood (SU50)01-Jul-1978oneDickson, RichardAdult
Botley Wood (SU50)24-Aug-1980twoLangmaid, JR; Sterling, PHAdult
Botley Wood (SU50)26-Aug-1985oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHAdult
Botley Wood (SU50)10-Sep-1987oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHAdult
Beaulieu Estate (SU30)23-Jun-1990twoLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHMine
Botley Wood (SU50)1991-Dickson, RJLarval
Havant Thicket (SU71)22-Apr-1991oneDickson, RichardMine
Havant Thicket (SU71)22-Apr-1991oneLangmaid, John & Dickson, RIchardLarval
Botley Wood (SU51)07-May-1991-Dickson, RichardMine
Botley Wood (SU50)07-May-1991-Dickson, RichardMine
Botley Wood (SU51)07-May-1991-Dickson, RichardMine
Botley Wood (SU51)13-May-1991-Dickson, RichardMine
Botley Wood (SU50)19-May-1991oneLangmaid, JohnLarval
Botley Wood (SU51)03-Jun-1991-Langmaid, John & Dickson, RIchardLarval
Botley Wood (SU50)17-Jun-1991-Dickson, RichardMine
Hookheath Meadows NR, Southwick (SU60)09-Jun-1992-Langmaid, JR; Palmer, RM; Sterling, DHLarval
Hookheath Meadows NR, Southwick (SU60)12-Jun-1992-Langmaid, JohnLarval
Botley Wood (SU50)19-May-1995oneLangmaid, JR; Goater, BLarval
Hookheath Meadows NR, Southwick (SU60)04-Jul-2005oneLangmaid, John & Dickson, RIchardMine
Ampfield Wood (SU32)12-Jun-2008-Elliott, Brian & Langmaid, JohnLarval
Botley Wood (SU51)05-Jun-2009oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU51)06-Jun-2009oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)12-Jun-2009oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU51)17-Jun-2009oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Hen Wood (SU62)19-Jun-2009oneDickson, RichardAdult
Botley Wood (SU50)21-Jun-2009oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU51)21-Jun-2009oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)23-Jun-2009oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU51)27-Jun-2009oneWheeler, Keith Adult
Botley Wood (SU50)09-Sep-2011oneCoker, Kevin Adult
Funtley (SU50)09-Jul-2013oneCodlin, TrevorAdult
Hen Wood (SU62)23-Aug-2013oneDickson, RichardAdult
Hen Wood (SU62)22-Aug-2014oneCoker, Kevin Adult
Clausentum Fen, NF (SU42)21-Jun-2017oneWalker, Tim Adult
VC12 North Hampshire
Leckford Estate (SU33)10-Jul-1986-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Alice Holt (SU84)28-Aug-2004oneMoore, Richard J Adult
Pamber Forest (SU66)14-Aug-2017oneDennis, GrahamAdult

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