01855 Elachista albidella (=Biselachista), Nylander, [1848]

BF0630 (ABH38.046)


General Information

This moth has a whiter forewing than the similar species.


The larvae produce a gallery mine down the leaf.

Wingspan: 9-10mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Cottongrass (Eriophorum angustifolium), sedges (Carex spp.)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August


Wet bogs and acid heaths.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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