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Elachista biatomella
Two-dotted Dwarf (Stainton, 1848)
Elachistidae
595 / 38.023
Photo © Dave Appleton,  18/08/2012 - Winterton North Dunes

Similar Norfolk Species
Dusky Dwarf
Elachista serricornis
Wingspan: 7-9mm
Flight: May - June. (July - Aug)
Foodplant:   Glaucous Sedge and other sedges.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widepread in scattered localities. Open grassland, and heathland.
Leaf-mine: Sept - April and June - July.

[MBGBI vol3 p367]

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/2020+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
31/07/20205027TG50 - Yarmouth
06/08/20151027TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
29/05/2014 to 13/06/2014427TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
16/05/2014 to 26/05/2014427TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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