Lep:Elachistidae
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38.021 Elachista tengstromi Kaila, Bengtsson, Šulcs & Junnilainen, 2001
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teh mine can cause the leaf to constrict

 

Food Plant: Luzula pilosa (Hairy Wood-rush)

Mine: larvae overwinter in mines, which slowly develop to June

Notes: Mines found in plants in open or semi-shade. Known in England from Kent, Hampshire, Oxfordshire; Monmouthshire in Wales and Morayshire in Scotland

Data: 26.iv.2006, Coed Fenni-fach, Breconshire, VC42, John Langmaid and Norman Lowe

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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