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Elachista maculicerusella
Triple-spot Dwarf Bruand, 1859
Elachistidae
609 / 38.039
Photo © Trevor And Dilys Pendleton

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 42 (61%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
04/08/2019227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
03/08/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
30/07/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
27/07/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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