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38.008 (BF614)

Western Dwarf   

Elachista triseriatella
Adult: 4
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae ?-June (first month not known), adults May-July

Larval foodplants

Probably Sheep’s-fescue.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Torrs Heughs, Sandyhills, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 7th July 2001, while the first for Wigtownshire was found at Torrs Warren on 26th June 2005 during a Scottish Entomologists’ gathering.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2005 2014
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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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