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Elachista maculicerusella
Triple-spot Dwarf Bruand, 1859
Elachistidae
609 / 38.039
Photo © Keith Kerr,  07/05/2020 - Litcham (garden)

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 10-12 mm
Flight: May and August
Foodplant:   reed canary-grass, common reed, other grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Variable markings.
Damp habitats such as river and canal banks and marshes.

Leaf-mine: White/green blotch mine down from leaf tip. The pupa is anchored externally on the foodplant by a silken girdle.

[MBGBI vol3 p382]

Recorded in 44 (64%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
03/06/2021227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
02/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
01/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/05/2021227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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