Elachistidae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Chris Lewis,  14/08/2016 - Foulden Common (Gen. Det. Male)

Similar Norfolk Species
Elachista pomerana
Fen Dwarf
Upload a Photo
 
Elachista poae
Sweet-grass Dwarf

Stainton, 185538.024/596
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Characteristic sharply angled median fascia edged with dark ground colour.
Inhabits borders of ponds, lakes and slow moving streams where foodplant Reed Sweet-grass grows in standing water.

Records from the Norfolk Broads and Foulden Common (2016).

Leaf-mine: April - May. July - Aug.
Narrow mine downwards until reaching water surface, when either returns upward or changes leaf.

[MBGBI vol3 p368]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

Elachista biatomella  |  Elachista atricomella >

Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/05/2019228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/05/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/08/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
11/08/2009+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
22/07/2008127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
Show Details | 1990 to 2018 | 2000 to 2018 |
Express Record Elachista poae
We need your records!
Do you have records of Elachista poae?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2019
   

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 9-12mm
Season: May - June and Aug
Foodplant:   Reed Sweet-grass.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
Share this page


Photos Required | T-shirts | Data Policy | Cookies Policy
  
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ 2019. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2019. Data © NOLA™ 2019
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy