skip to Main Content

38.018 (BF623)

Yellow-tipped Dwarf   

Elachista bisulcella
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae present autumn-July, adults July-August.

Larval foodplants

Larva mines leaves of Tufted Hair-grass Deschampsia cespitosa and Tall Fescue Schenodorus arundinaceus.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Stroan Viaduct, Kirkcudbrightshire on 29th July 1993.

2 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1993 2015
No Image Available
No Image Available
No Image Available

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

Back To Top