Relatively plain greyish brown male with indistinct darker mottling. Female much smaller with more distinct markings.
Similar to several other Elachista species. Worn or indistinct specimens will need confirming by Gen. Det.
Leaf-mine: March - May. July.
Flat whitish mines.
[MBGBI vol3 p380]
Verification Grade Comment: National Grade 4 - Worn specimens will require Gen. Det.
Recorded in 37 (54%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.