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Elachista maculicerusella
Triple-spot Dwarf

Bruand, 1859609 / 38.039
=Elachista monosemiella

Locally fairly common in marshes, by rivers, streams and pools.

Phalaris arundinacea, Phragmites australis with larva mining leaves in April/May and July, making broad white mines.

Recorded in 36 (26%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 10-12 mm
Flight: May and August
Foodplant:   reed canary-grass, common reed, other grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
08/08/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ41
28/06/20192VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
31/05/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO94
25/05/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
27/07/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO94
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