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


Confusion species : None

Life history chart
larva larva larva larva larvapupa pupaimago imago imago larva larva larva larva