Elachistidae
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Elachista kilmunella
Moorland Dwarf

Stainton, 1849598 / 38.026
Norfolk status
Uncertain.
Listed as widespread in upland areas in Northern Britain as far south as Herefordshire. Not known from East Anglia.
Historic records from Surrey to Norfolk are thought to be unconfirmed and improbable. [MBGBI]

Victorian records listed by Barrett as "among course grass in marshes".

Any potential specimens will need genitalia determination.

[MBGBI vol3 p370]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1874.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1874+27TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
1874+27TG20 - Norwich
1874+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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Wingspan: 9-11mm
Season: May - mid August
Foodplant:   Carex (Greater pond-sedge)
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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