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Elachista biatomella (Stainton, 1848)

Two-dotted Dwarf
38.0230 (B&F: 595)

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

Nationally Scarce B

Resident. Colonies are generally restricted to the downs where adults are scarce but larvae can occasionally be common. Double-brooded, flying in April to May and August, the larvae feed on glaucous sedge (Pratt, 2011).

Elachista biatomella (Stainton, 1848)
Saltdean, 18 vii 2014
Photo: Tim Wilton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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