Lep:Elachistidae
  home | mines | species | plants | mine-keys | links | search | updates | newsletters | news | books
38.049 Elachista stabilella Stainton, 1858
< back | map | next >

 

Food Plant: Agrostis spp. (bent grass), Festuca arundinacea (Tall fescue), Deschampsia cespitosa (Tufted hair-grass), Brachypodium pinnatum (tor-grass)

Egg: at leaf tip (singly or in groups)

Mine: February-May; July

Notes: Mines downwards from leaf tip to stem. Makes a long narrow yellowish mine. May be up to four larvae in one leaf.

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Bradley No: 633

Data:

Image

sponsored by Colin Plant Associates (UK) LLP/Consultant Entomologists

www.leafmines.co.uk