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Elachista gangabella
Yellow-barred Dwarf

Zeller, 185038.015/620
Norfolk status

One of three Elachista species found in Norfolk with a single yellow fascia. Lack of yellow cilia at the apex of the forewing diagnostic.

Recorded at Foxley Wood (A.M. Emmet, 1991).

First modern-day VC28 record of a leaf-mine at Narborough Railway NWT during a meeting of the Norfolk Moth Survey group with John Langmaid and Brian Elliot. (15/10/16).

Leaf-mine: Long, slender, irregular gallery mine.

[MBGBI vol3 p393]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/11/2018+27TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
02/10/2017228TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
17/09/2017+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
15/10/2016128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
23/10/1991127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Wingspan: 9-10mm
Season: May - June
Foodplant:   Cock's-foot, False Brome.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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