A small all white moth with distinctive large eye caps. Early stages not yet described but foodplant is thought to be Rumex acetosella. Found in open areas where plant is present. Flies late afternoon and evenings, later coming to light.
Verification Grade Comment: Confusion with Elachista argentella
Recorded in 21 (15%) of 140 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1924. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats