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Elachista maculicerusella
Triple-spot Dwarf Bruand, 1859
609 / 38.039
Photo © Dave Appleton,  27/06/2012 - Bawdeswell

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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 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
22/07/2021227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
21/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
19/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
02/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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