Lep:Elachistidae
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38.015 Elachista gangabella Zeller, 1850
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larva in mine

 

Food Plant: Brachypodium sylvaticum (False-brome), Dactylis glomerata (Cock's-foot), Holcus spp. (soft-grass)

Egg: near leaf tip

Mine: September-April

Notes: The larva mines downwards and forms an irregular mine with a silken tube in the centre, which is mixed with frass.

Data: 03.x.2017, Narborough, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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