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38.040 (BF624)

Scarce Dwarf   

Elachista trapeziella
Adult: 4
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

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

Larval foodplants

Great Wood-rush Luzula sylvatica or, sometimes, Hairy Wood-rush Luzula pilosa.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Dumfriesshire 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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