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Elachista bisulcella
Yellow-tipped Dwarf

(Duponchel, 1843)623 / 38.018
Norfolk status
Rare, Uncertain.
One of three Elachista species found in Norfolk with a single yellow fascia.
Fascia white with yellow outer edge in this species.
Deciduous woodland and woodland edges.

Leaf-mine: Narrow blotch mine at first, becoming broader over full width of leaf.

Confirmed female specimen taken in VC27 at Roydon Fen near Diss in 2010. (J. Higgott, 10/09/10). Old VC28 record listed in MBGBI, no details available.

[VC28 records MBGBI vol3 p369]


Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2010.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/08/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
10/09/2010127TM17 - Scole
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Wingspan: 8-10mm
Flight: May - September.
Foodplant:   Tufted Hair-grass, Tall fescue.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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