Seq # 270210390

Elachista rufocinerea (Haworth, 1828) Species

Last modified: Jan. 27, 2020, 12:46 p.m.


A rare species throughout Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Elachistidae > Subfamily: Elachistinae > Genus: Elachista > Species: Elachista rufocinerea
Vernacular names
Rossige grasmineermot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Fré Ch. 1858. Catalogue des Microlépidoptères de la Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 2: 45–162. On page 151.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Mine

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Flight periods

The adults fly from in April and May. They are active from the evening onwards and come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Holcus mollis, Arrhenatherum elatius and Festuca arundinacea

The larva makes a whitish blotch mine near the tip of Holcus mollis, Arrhenatherum elatius or Festuca arundinacea. Pupation on a leaf under a slight cocoon.

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