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Elachista humilis
Obscure Dwarf

Zeller, 1850606 / 38.036
=Elachista occultella
Norfolk status
Wide range of habitats in sheltered locations.
Seems confined to one location in Norfolk, Foxley Wood.

Similar to several other Elachista species, identification by dissection of the genitalia required.

Recorded at Foxley Wood in 2012 and 2016.

[MBGBI vol3 p378]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Foxley Wood, Norfolk, Det J Clifton, Slide 1732
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/06/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
31/05/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/06/2017128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
10/06/2016127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
11/07/2014227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 9-10mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Tufted Hair-grass other grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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