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Elachista atricomella Stainton, 1849

Black-headed Dwarf
38.0250 (B&F: 597)

Synonym(s):
Elachista alienella Stainton, 1851
Elachista extensella Stainton, 1851
Elachista holdenella Stainton, 1854


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

Common

Resident. Occurs singly at mv light in a few places in both vice-counties, mainly from mid May to late July, and the larvae feed on cock's-foot (Pratt, 2011).

Elachista atricomella Stainton, 1849
Saltdean, 08 vi 2014
Photo: Tim Wilton
Elachista atricomella Stainton, 1849
Findon Valley, 15 vii 2013
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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