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0595 ~ Elachista biatomella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread in scattered localities throughout England and Wales.

Montgomeryshire Status

Discovered at Llanymynech Rocks, 2012.

Wingspan :   M & F 7-9mm.

Confusion species


Biselachista serricornis.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine ?)


Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Sedges.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid in the angle of leaf. Larva initially makes a small mine going upwards, then the mine turns downwards, gradually broadening. Pupation unknown.
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