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0601 ~ Elachista albifrontella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Unrecorded in recent times.

Wingspan :   M & F, 8-9mm.

Confusion species


It is often impossible to separate the adults of some species. In some cases differences can be seen in various life stages.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Grassland.

Foodplant

Grasses.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on the tip of leaf blade. Larva forms a small mine which develops into a blotch. Pupates without a cocoon in the debris.
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