01856 Elachista albifrontella, (Hübner, [1817])

BF0601 (ABH38.030)


General Information

This moth has a diagnostic clear white head and neck-tufts.


The larvae mines from the grass tip downwards, producing a whitish blotch with characteristic narrow streaks of frass.

Wingspan: 8-9mm
Foodplant(s): Cock's-foot (Dactylis glomerata), Yorkshire-fog (Holcus lanatus), Creeping Soft-grass (Holcus mollis), Tufted Hair-grass (Deschampsia cespitosa)
Flying: One generation, June-July



Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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