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Elachista maculicerusella
Triple-spot Dwarf Bruand, 1859
Elachistidae
609 / 38.039
Photo © Dave Appleton,  20/05/2016 - Cranwich Heath

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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 (61%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/09/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
20/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
18/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
26/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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