Main: (Elachistidae / Elachistinae)
38.041 [B&F: 0625] Elachista cinereopunctella (Haworth, 1828)


Nationally scarce (Nb) on limestone grassland, fens and dune slacks throughout much of the British Isles, except for the Outer Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland. In Hampshire recorded in the past from Leckford, Chilbolton, Portsdown, Sparsholt and Chappet's Copse, West Meon. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 7-9 mm. A reasonably distinctive, well-marked, black and white, elastichid. Larva mines leaves of Glaucous Sedge.

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Distribution Map

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Detail records

VC11 South Hampshire
Pitt Down, Sparsholt (SU42)17-Mar-1983-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Portsdown (SU60)23-Apr-1987oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHPupal
West Meon (SU62)25-Apr-1987oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHPupal
Sparsholt (SU43)16-Feb-1988-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Portsdown (SU60)04-Mar-1990-Langmaid, JR; Heckford, RJMine
West Wood, Sparsholt (SU42)08-Apr-2011-Elliott, Brian & Langmaid, JohnMine
West Wood, Sparsholt (SU42)15-Apr-2014-Elliott, Brian Mine
VC12 North Hampshire
Leckford Estate (SU33)14-Apr-1985twoLangmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, EC; Sterling, DHLarval
Leckford Estate (SU33)30-Mar-1986-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Chilbolton Down (SU43)06-Apr-1986-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval

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