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Elachista geminatella
Norfolk Wood-rush Dwarf

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)593a / 38.020
Norfolk status
One of a new complex of three species.
E. regificella (593), E. geminatella (593a) and E. tengstromi (593b) (see prev species).

The only British specimen of E. geminatella was taken by Lord Walsingham at Merton, Norfolk in the latter half of the 19th century.

If suspected records of these three species please contact: Jon Clifton.

Verification Grade Comment: Extinct

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1874.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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Express Record Elachista geminatella
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Wingspan: 8-9mm
Foodplant:   Great Woodrush, Hairy Wood-rush
Nat Status: Extinct
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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