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Elachista triatomea (Haworth, 1828)

Meadow Dwarf
38.0050 (B&F: 611)

Elachista dispilella sensu Stainton, 1849 nec Zeller, 1839

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Elachistidae
      »Subfamily: Gelechiinae
        »Tribe: Hypercalliini


Resident. Occurs in small numbers at mv light in a few dry habitats in both vice-counties, especially on the downs, but has not been seen since the 1990's. Flies mainly from mid June to mid July. Elsewhere, larvae feed on sheep's-fescue and fine-leaved sheep's-fescue (Pratt, 2011).

Elachista triatomea (Haworth, 1828)
Saltdean, 02 vii 2014
Photo: Tim Wilton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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