|38.004 ~ 0610 ~ Elachista argentella|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.
Recorded from a handful of county sites.
Wingspan : M & F, 11-12mm.
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
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on the leaf. Larva forms broad, flat transparent mine, taking up the whole width of the leaf. Pupates without a cocoon attached to a grass stem.
Photo by DB, 18th June 2012, Middletown
Photo by MDH, 2nd June 2011, Llanfyllin