Elachista luticomella Zeller, 1839
Long, narrow, white corridor, descending from close to the leaf tip to the leaf base or even stem. Frass in an inconspicuous grey line. From the stem the larva may enter a new leaf (Steuer, 1987a; Bland, 1996a).
Observed in Britain only on Dactylis glomerata and occasionally Brachypodium sylvaticum (Bland, 1996a).
Larvae from late autumn till May (Bland, 1996a).
BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).
NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).
LUXmnot recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
From Fennoscandia to the Pyrenees, Italy, and Romania, and from Ireland to Central Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Lemon yellow; setae unusually long. Pronotum with two elongate brown spots. also the anal plate has a brown marking. Prolegs with 2-4(5) crochets in a faint, posteriorly concave, arc (Steuer, 1987a).
Described by Patočka (1999a) and Patočka & Turčáni (2005a).
Baran (2005a), Bidzilya, Budashkin & Zhakov (2016a), Bland (1996a), Buhr (1935b), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a, Parenti & Varalda (1994a), Patočka (1999a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), De Prins (1998a), Robbins (1991a), Schütze (1931a), Sønderup (1949a), Sruoga & Ivinskis (2005a), Sterling (1986a), Steuer (1987a), Szőcs (1977a), Traugott-Olsen & Nielsen (1977a), Wörz (1957a).