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38.022 (BF594)

Twin-barred Dwarf   

Elachista gleichenella
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae present September-May, adults June-August.

Larval foodplants

Larvae mine the leaves of various sedge Carex and wood-rush Luzula species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Kirkcudbrightshire by a person unknown prior to 1996 (MOGBI data).

1 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1961
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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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