0626 (ABH38.042) Elachista serricornis (=Biselachista), Stainton, 1854



General Information

This moth has characteristic strong serrations on the antenna (hence its name).


The larvae produce a long red/brown gallery mine in autumn and a broad yellowish mine in spring after hibernation.

Wingspan: 6-9mm
Foodplant(s): Wood-sedge (Carex sylvatica), sedges (Carex spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Nationally Scarce B


Boggy areas, damp shady woods and broads.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species

Nationally Scarce B