Main: (Elachistidae / Elachistinae)
38.028 [B&F: 0599] Elachista alpinella Stainton, 1854

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) in marshes, water-meadows and other damp areas throughout most of the British Isles. In Hampshire known in the past from Titchfield Haven and Leckford. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 9-13 mm. A rather variable species, however, the dark head and incomplete fascia separate it from E. atricomella and E. kilmunella, but the small obscure upland form can easily be passed over as E. humilis (MBGBI Vol 3). Larva mines leaves of various sedges.

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Waterlooville11126/04/2004Adult
Leckford12017/09/1987Adult
Leckford12313/09/1987Adult
Leckford12030/05/1988Larval
Leckford12016/06/2007Mine
Leckford12104/05/1992Mine
The Moors NR11209/09/2005Adult
The Moors NR, Bishop's Waltham, 551711104/08/2006Adult
Titchfield Haven NNR (lower Titchfield Haven)11124/07/2008Adult
Titchfield Haven NNR (lower Titchfield Haven)11123/08/2008Adult
Titchfield Haven NNR (lower Titchfield Haven)11117/08/2008Adult
Titchfield Haven NNR (lower Titchfield Haven)11108/08/2008Adult
Titchfield Haven NNR (lower Titchfield Haven)11107/07/2008Adult
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