Main: (Elachistidae / Elachistinae)
38.046 [B&F: 0630] Elachista albidella Nylander, [1848]

 

Local on bogs and acid heaths throughout the British Isles. In Hampshire found mainly in boggy areas of the New Forest, where occasionally abundant and probably under-recorded, and on the heaths of north-east Hampshire; Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 9-10 mm. A small, nondescript moth, the main feature is an elongate dark brown spot on fold just before one-half, often entirely on a white ground colour (MBGBI Vol 3). Larva mines leaves of Deergrass, Slender Tufted-sedge, Greater Pond-sedge and Common Spike-rush.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC8 Wiltshire (Hants county)
Plaitford Common (SU21)31-Jul-1998oneLangmaid, John & Palmer, S M Adult
VC11 South Hampshire
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)08-Jun-1981-Langmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, EC; Emmet, AM; Agassiz, DJLAdult
Matley Bog, NF (SU30)08-Jun-1981-Agassiz, DJL; Emmet, AM; Langmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, EC-
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)05-Jun-1985oneLangmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, EC; Sterling, DHAdult
Matley Bog, NF (SU30)1988-Sterling, DH; Sterling, MJ; Sterling, PH-
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)07-May-1988-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)10-Jun-1990-Langmaid, JR; Harper, MWAdult
Hayling Island (SZ79)29-Jul-1991oneLangmaid, JR; Dickson, RJ; Durnell, PRAdult
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)22-Jul-1993-Smith, MH&EGAdult
Pig Bush (SU30)19-Jul-1997-Parsons, Mark Adult
Tantany Wood (SU30)19-Jul-1997-Chainey, J; Spence, J; Parsons, MSAdult
Holmsley Inclosure, New Forest (SU20)01-Jul-2006oneGreen, David G Adult
Ocknell Plain, New Forest (SU21)05-Jul-2006100Green, David G Adult
Ashurst, NF (SU31)30-Jun-2009oneGodfrey, Keith Adult
Dockens Water, Ringwood (SU11)02-Jun-2012oneLewis, Chris Adult
Denny Wood, NF (SU30)27-Jul-2012oneDickson, RichardAdult
Hasley Inclosure, NF (SU11)19-Jul-2013-Wall, Mike Adult
VC12 North Hampshire
Eelmoor Marsh SSSI (SU85)04-Jul-1998-Green, David G Adult
Eelmoor Marsh SSSI (SU85)04-Jul-1998oneGreen, David G Adult
Shortheath Common (SU73)07-Jul-1999-Langmaid, JR; Thirlwell, IR; Davis, AMAdult

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