01995 Elachista poae, Stainton, 1855

BF0596 (ABH38.024)


General Information

Characteristic sharply angled median fascia edged with dark ground colour.

Larvae create a narrow mine downwards until reaching water surface, when either returns upward or changes leaf.

Wingspan: 9-12mm
Foodplant(s): Reed Sweet-grass (Glyceria maxima)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August


borders of ponds, lakes and slow moving streams where foodplant grows in standing water.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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