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Elachista cinereopunctella
Grey-spotted Dwarf

(Haworth, 1828)38.041/625
=Biselachista cinereopunctella
Norfolk status
No modern-day records.
Species Lead grey colour with clean white markings, found in sheltered sandy or calcareous areas.

Single Norfolk record listed by Barrett in 1874 at Merton (Lord Walsingham).

Leaf-mine: Either long and slender or short and broad mine from leaf tip.

[MBGBI vol3 p398]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1874.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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Wingspan: 7-9mm
Season: May - June
Foodplant:   Glaucous Sedge, other sedges. Tufted Hair-grass.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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