01863 Elachista argentella, (Clerck, 1759)

BF0610 (ABH38.004)


General Information

This is a small, all-white species. 

The larvae produce a white narrow mine from the leaf tip down. The mine fills the leaf width.

Wingspan: 11-12 mm
Foodplant(s): grasses
Flying: One generation, May-August


Wide range of grassland habitats including salt-marshes.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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