Elachistidae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  25/06/2015 - North Elmham - male (gen det)

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Elachista atricomella
Black-headed Dwarf

Stainton, 1849597 / 38.025
Norfolk status
Roadsides, woodland edges and waste ground where foodplant grows.
Flies actively at late evening.
Leaf-mine: Autumn and March - May.
Long narrow white gallery.

[MBGBI vol3 p369]

Recorded in 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Elachista atricomella (m), Hindolveston, Slide 1314 J Clifton.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/07/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
24/06/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/06/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/06/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
31/05/2019328TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 11-13mm.
Season: May - September.
Foodplant:   Cock's-foot
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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