Elachistidae
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Elachista argentella
Swan-feather Dwarf

(Clerck, 1759)38.004/610
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Small, all-white species.
Wide range of grassland habitats including salt-marshes.

Leaf-mine: Autumn - May.
White narrow mine from leaf tip down. The mine fills the leaf width.

[MBGBI vol3 p383]

Recorded in 48 (70%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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