Elachistidae

0606 (ABH38.036) Elachista humilis (=occultella), Zeller, 1850

KR01937

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Bred from Tufted Hair Grass mine. Northumberland. June 2016
Bred from Tufted Hair Grass mine. Northumberland. June 2016
 Photo © Ian Fisher


General Information
Wingspan: 9-10mm.
Foodplant(s): Tufted Hair-grass (Deschampsia cespitosa), grasses
Flying: One generation, May-July

Habitat

A wide range of habitats in sheltered locations.

Regional Information

Recorded in 25 (9.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 30 March to 22 September

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