The Moths of Suffolk
605 Elachista pomerana, Frey, 1870

National Status : pRDB1

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Damp fenland

Flight Period : Triple-brooded, from late April to September

Larval foodplants : Wood Small-reed (Calamagrostis epigejos), mining the leaves

Records : Minsmere (J Langmaid & J Higgott, 18.vii.2006)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 8-10mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultElachista poaeElachista atricomella
Elachista kilmunellaElachista eskoi
Elachista albifrontellaElachista subnigrella
Elachista humilis
    Leaf-mineElachista bisulcella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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