Elachistidae
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Elachista subnigrella
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Elachista canapennella
Little Dwarf

(Hübner, 1813)38.037/607
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Relatively plain greyish brown male with indistinct darker mottling. Female much smaller with more distinct markings.

Similar to several other Elachista species. Worn or indistinct specimens will need confirming by Gen. Det.


Leaf-mine: March - May. July.
Flat whitish mines.


[MBGBI vol3 p380]

Verification Grade Comment: Worn specimens Grade 4

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/05/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
19/05/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
17/09/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
16/09/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
11/09/2018228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 8-10 mm
Season: Two Generations. Apr-June. Jul-Sept.
Foodplant:   Various grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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