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Elachista subocellea (Stephens, 1834)

Brown-barred Dwarf
38.0070 (B&F: 613)

Synonym(s):
Elachista disertella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
Elachista dispunctella sensu Pierce & Metcalfe, 1935 ♂ genitalia nec (Duponchel, [1843])
Elachista pollinariella sensu Stainton, 1851 nec Zeller, 1839


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

Nationally Scarce B

Resident on the downs around Eastbourne but not seen elsewhere since Victorian times. Adults have been seen between late May and mid July. Elsewhere, larvae feed on false brome (Pratt, 2011).

Elachista subocellea (Stephens, 1834)
High and Over, 29 iv 2014
Photo: Bob Eade
Elachista subocellea (Stephens, 1834)
High and Over, 11 iv 2014
Photo: Bob Eade
Elachista subocellea (Stephens, 1834)
Saltdean, 22 v 2014
Photo: Tim Wilton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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