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



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


Sheltered sandy or calcareous areas.

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in August 2021

Recorded date range (Adult): 09 August to 09 August