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Elachista gleichenella (Fabricius, 1781)

Twin-barred Dwarf
38.0220 (B&F: 594)

Synonym(s):
Elachista magnificella (Duponchel, [1843])


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

Local

Resident but scarce in both vice-counties with records from just three sites in recent times. Larvae feed on glaucous sedge and prickly sedge and adults fly mainly in June and July (Pratt, 2011).

Elachista gleichenella (Fabricius, 1781)
Kithurst Hill, 22 v 2016
Photo: Colin Knight
Elachista gleichenella (Fabricius, 1781)
Kithurst Hill, 22 v 2016
Photo: Colin Knight

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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