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Elachista rufocinerea
Red-brindled Dwarf (Haworth, 1828)
Elachistidae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  02/05/2018 - North Elmham Cathedral Meadows

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 10-11 mm
Flight: April - May (S. England)
Foodplant:   Creeping Soft-grass, False Oat-grass other grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Distinctive member of the Elachista genus.
Widespread in grassland including bogs and heaths.

Leaf-mine: Broad flat transparent mines.

[MBGBI vol3 p381]

Recorded in 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/05/2020228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
08/05/2020228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
07/05/2020528TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
06/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/05/2020127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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