Elachistidae

0625 (ABH38.041) Elachista cinereopunctella (=Biselachista), (Haworth, 1828)

KR01889

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

General Information

The forewings are a lead-grey colour with clean white markings.

The larvae create either a long and slender or short and broad mine starting at the leaf tip.


Wingspan: 7-9mm
Foodplant(s): Glaucous Sedge (Carex flacca), Tufted Hair-grass (Deschampsia cespitosa), sedges (Carex spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-June

Habitat

Sheltered sandy or calcareous areas.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.