01974 Elachista maculicerusella (=monosemiella), (Bruand, 1859)

BF0609 (ABH38.039)


General Information

This moth can have quite variable markings.

The larvae create a white/green blotch mine down from the leaf tip. The pupa is anchored externally on the foodplant by a silken girdle.

Wingspan: 10-12 mm
Foodplant(s): Reed Canary-grass (Phalaris arundinacea), Common Reed (Phragmites australis), grasses
Flying: Two generations, May and August


Damp habitats such as river and canal banks and marshes.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.