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Elachista subocellea
Brown-barred Dwarf (Stephens, 1834)
613 / 38.007
Photo © Peter Buchner

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 8-10mm
Flight: early June to end of July
Foodplant:   False Brome
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status

Barrett listed it in 1874 as recorded at Merton by Walsingham.

A fairly distinctive looking Elachista found in woods and woodland clearings rather than the typical grassland habitat of many Elachistidae.

Recorded at Elveden in Suffolk in 2002.

[MBGBI vol3 p386]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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