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38.044 (BF628)

Small Bog Dwarf   

Elachista eleochariella
Adult: 4
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Mines: May-June.  Adults: June-August.

Larval foodplants

Sedges, especially Carnation Sedge Carex panicea or Common Sedge Carex nigra.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was swept-up near a tarn north of Mochrum Loch, Wigtownshire, on 16th July 1994 by A. M. Emmet.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1994 2015
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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