01862 Elachista apicipunctella, Stainton, 1849

BF0602 (ABH38.032)


General Information

This moth has a diagnostic white head and and extra white subapical spot on the forewing.


The larvae form a narrow downward mine that broadens gradually and is greenish. Larvae overwinter within the mine.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 10-11mm
Foodplant(s): Cock's-foot (Dactylis glomerata), Creeping Soft-grass (Holcus mollis), Tufted Hair-grass (Deschampsia cespitosa)
Flying: One generation, April-July


Woodland clearings.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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