02005 Elachista regificella, Sircom, 1849

BF0593 (ABH38.019)


General Information

Now split into three species; E. regificella (593), E. geminatella (593a) and E. tengstromi (593b). Great Woodrush recorded as foodplant for E. regificella and E. geminatella. Hairy Woodrush only known host plant for E. tengstromi.

E. regificella only occurs in SW England from Cornwall to Devon, Gloucs and Wiltshire.

Wingspan: 8-9mm.
Foodplant(s): Great Wood-rush (Luzula sylvatica)
Flying: One generation, July
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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