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Elachista albifrontella (Hübner, [1817])

White-headed Dwarf
38.0300 (B&F: 601)

Synonym(s):
Elachista holdenella sensu Pierce & Metcalfe, 1935 ♀ genitalia nec Stainton, 1854


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

Common

Resident. Occurs singly in a very few woods and heathery commons in both vice-counties, flying in late May and June. The larvae feed on soft-grass (Pratt, 2011).

Elachista albifrontella (Hübner, 1817)
TQ783099 Combe Haven Countryside Park, 20 vi 2010
Photo: Crystal Ray
Elachista albifrontella (Hübner, 1817)
TQ793105 St Leonards On Sea, 30 v 2011
Photo: Crystal Ray

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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