Main: (Elachistidae / Elachistinae)
38.046 [B&F: 0630] Elachista albidella Nylander, [1848]

 

Notes: Local on bogs and acid heaths throughout the British Isles. In Hampshire found mainly in boggy areas of the New Forest, where occasionally abundant and probably under-recorded, and on the heaths of north-east Hampshire; Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 9-10 mm. A small, nondescript moth, the main feature is an elongate dark brown spot on fold just before one-half, often entirely on a white ground colour (MBGBI Vol 3). Larva mines leaves of Deergrass, Slender Tufted-sedge, Greater Pond-sedge and Common Spike-rush.

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Denny Bog11127/07/2012Adult
Ringwood11102/06/2012Adult
Eelmoor Marsh SSSI12004/07/1998Adult
Eelmoor Marsh SSSI12104/07/1998Adult
Ashurst11130/06/2009Adult
Holmsley old railway line11101/07/2006Adult
Matley Bog11008/06/1981Not recorded
Matley Bog1101988Not recorded
Matley Bog11022/07/1993Adult
Matley Bog11010/06/1990Adult
Matley Bog11007/05/1988Larval
Matley Bog11105/06/1985Adult
Matley Bog11008/06/1981Adult
New Forest11019/07/2013Adult
Ocknell Plain1110005/07/2006Adult
Pigbush11019/07/1997Adult
Plaitford Common8131/07/1998Adult
Sandy Point11129/07/1991Adult
Oakhanger12007/07/1999Adult
Tantany Wood11019/07/1997Adult
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