0600 (ABH38.029) Elachista luticomella, Zeller, 1839



General Information

This moth has a diagnostic yellow head colour.


The larvae produce a long, narrow white gallery mine.

Wingspan: 10-11mm
Foodplant(s): Cock's-foot (Dactylis glomerata), False Brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August


Woodland edges and rides, roadside verges and waste ground.

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2014

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 May to 19 May

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