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Elachista alpinella Stainton, 1854

(Marsh Dwarf)
38.0280 (B&F: 599)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
  »Family: Elachistidae
   »Subfamily: Gelechiinae
    »Tribe: Hypercalliini

Synonym(s):

Elachista monticola Wocke, [1876]

Status and ecology:

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

The first county record is of a male attracted to an mv trap situated in Bracklesham Bay on July 14th 2011. Larvae feed on Carex spp. in other counties (Pratt, 2011).

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