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Elachista regificella Sircom, 1849

Wood-rush Dwarf
38.0190 (B&F: 593)

Synonym(s):
Elachista magnificella sensu auctt. nec Tengström, 1848 homonym


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

Nationally Scarce B

The only certain locality for this species was Abbot's Wood where it has not been reported since 1905. Larvae feed on great wood-rush and hairy wood-rush and adults fly during July (Pratt, 2011).

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Although recorded in Sussex, the database has not as yet, been updated to include these records.

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