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Elachista triatomea
Meadow Dwarf (Haworth, 1828)
Elachistidae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  11/07/2014 - Bittering (Bulrush Pit)

Similar Norfolk Species
Swan-feather Dwarf
Elachista argentella
Wingspan: 8-9 mm
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Fescue grass.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Open grassland and meadows, hillsides and coastal cliffs.
Dark specks on the pale forewing diagnostic.

Leaf-mine: April - June.

[MBGBI vol3 p384]

Recorded in 19 (28%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/06/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
30/06/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
28/06/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
26/06/2020128TF91 - Dereham
26/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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