Elachistidae

0621 (ABH38.016) Elachista subalbidella, Schl├Ąger, 1847

KR02020

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

Unmistakable broad, unmarked, yellow forewings.

The larvae create a long, narrow, flat, full-depth mine.


Wingspan: 10-13mm
Foodplant(s): Purple Moor-grass (Molinia caerulea), grasses
Flying: One generation, May-July

Habitat

Moors and heathland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 1942

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 May to 03 May