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Elachista bisulcella (Duponchel, [1843])

(Yellow-tipped Dwarf)
38.0180 (B&F: 623)

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


Elachista zonariella (Tengström, 1848)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

The only certain Sussex site was Abbot's Wood where it was last recorded in 1963. The larvae feed on tufted hair-grass and adults flew in May and again in July and August (Pratt, 2011).

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Although recorded in Sussex, the database has not as yet, been updated to include these records.

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