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Elachista subalbidella
Buff Dwarf Schläger, 1847
Elachistidae
621 / 38.016
Photo © JB Kemp,  South Uist 26/05/11

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Plain Fanner
Glyphipterix fuscoviridella
Wingspan: 10-13mm
Flight: May - July.
Foodplant:   Purple moor-grass, other grasses.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Uncertain, no modern-day records.
Unmistakable broad unmarked yellow-ochreous forewings.
Moors and heathland.

Leaf-mine: Long, narrow, flat, full-depth mine.

[MBGBI vol3 p394]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/05/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
1874+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
1874+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
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