|38.048 ~ 0632 ~ Elachista consortella|
Resident. Widespread with scattered populations throughout the British isles
First recorded in 2013 at Llanymynech Rocks in the north-east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F 7-8mm.
Many species of Elachista are extremely similar, great care should be given when separating these species.
|Flight time & Voltinity
(Bivoltine possibly trivoltine)
Well drained open grassland, prefers calcareous ground.
Annual meadow grass.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva mines the leaf. Pupates in a whitish cocoon on the underside of a dead leaf.