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Elachista cinereopunctella (Haworth, 1828)

Grey-spotted Dwarf
38.0410 (B&F: 625)
Previously:Biselachista cinereopunctella (Haworth, 1828)


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

Nationally Scarce B

The only known colonies are at Heyshott Down and Kithurst Hill, where the adult flies from late May to mid June (Pratt, 2011).

Biselachista cinereopunctella (Haworth, 1828)
larva and mine in Glaucous Sedge
Surrey, 30 iii 2013
Photo: Tony Davis

Although recorded in Sussex, the database has not as yet, been updated to include these records.

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