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Elachista rufocinerea (Haworth, 1828)

Red-brindled Dwarf
38.0380 (B&F: 608)

Synonym(s):
Elachista oleae (Haworth, 1828)
Elachista floslactis (Haworth, 1828)


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

Common

Resident. Occurs in small numbers at mv light in a few grassy places in both vice-counties. Generally flies from mid April to mid May but a record from August suggests an occasional partial second brood. Larvae feed on various grasses elsewhere (Pratt, 2011).

Elachista rufocinerea (Haworth, 1828)
Saltdean, 23 iv 2015
Photo: Tim Wilton
Elachista rufocinerea (Haworth, 1828)
Woods Mill, 26 iv 2019
Photo: Bob Foreman
Elachista rufocinerea (Haworth, 1828)
TQ779100 Combe Haven Countryside Park, 22 iv 2011
Photo: Crystal Ray

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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