The Moths of Suffolk
594 Elachista gleichenella, (Fabricius, 1781)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Shady woods and banks

Flight Period : Single-brooded, late May to mid-August

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not a rare species, in Carex. Much overlooked; beaten trees, at Foxhall in July (Mly), Hemley in 1930 (Whit), Leiston (Grey).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 8-9mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


Life history chart
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