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Elachista argentella
Swan-feather Dwarf
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Elachista triatomea
Meadow Dwarf

(Haworth, 1828)38.005/611
Norfolk status
Open grassland and meadows, hillsides and coastal cliffs.
Dark specks on the pale forewing diagnostic.

Leaf-mine: April - June.

[MBGBI vol3 p384]

Recorded in 15 (22%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/07/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
04/07/2018128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
15/06/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
24/06/2017128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
16/06/2017128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 8-9 mm
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Fescue grass.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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