Prev Flights Rec Search
Elachista argentella
Swan-feather Dwarf (Clerck, 1759)
Elachistidae
610 / 38.004
Photo © Dave Jones,  26/05/2015 - Stoke Holy Cross

Similar Norfolk Species
Sorrel Bent-wing
Opostega salaciella
Wingspan: 11-12 mm
Flight: May - Aug.
Foodplant:   Various grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Widespread.
Small, all-white species.
Wide range of grassland habitats including salt-marshes.

Leaf-mine: Autumn - May.
White narrow mine from leaf tip down. The mine fills the leaf width.

[MBGBI vol3 p383]

Recorded in 50 (72%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/07/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
09/07/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
30/06/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
29/06/2019327TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
23/06/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
Further info: Elachista argentella
 
UK Moths
Mothdissection UK
Suffolk Moths
Hants Moths
Lepiforum.de Norfolk Moths (Full)
Back Record Home
iMoths V9.0 © Jim Wheeler 2019