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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 4-4.5mm.

Foodplant: False-brome, Upright Brome and various grasses.

IMPORTANT - Please note that the maps and accounts are provisional, subject to change and further update.  The whole dataset still needs to go through the final verification process and it is likely that a very small number of records will not satisfy the present requirements and there are other records that have not been formally submitted.  The information is for guidance only.

Record breakdown:

Year first recorded18851885
Year last recorded20052005
Number of records1734
Number of individuals1224
Unique positions1632
Unique locations1632
Adult records1020
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 34 records from 32 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0617 Elachista obliquella 05 adult ex larva
© Jack Oughton
0617 Elachista obliquella 04 mine in Spring
© Jack Oughton
0617 Elachista obliquella 03 larvae
© Jack Oughton
0617 Elachista obliquella 02 early mine
© Jack Oughton
0617 Elachista obliquella 01 larvae
© Jack Oughton

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