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38.042 (BF626)

Dusky Dwarf   

Elachista serricornis
Adult: 4
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Mines: September-May.  Adults: June-July.

Larval foodplants

Common Cottongrass Eriophorum angustifolium.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found on the Silver Flowe NNR, Kirkcudbrightshire, during June 1980.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1982
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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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