Elachista subocellea (Stephens, 1834)
At first a narrow ascending corridor. The direction reverses and the mine develops into a broad, greenish, inconspicuous blotch, reminding of a tentiform mine, 5-8 cm long. Pupation external.
Schütze (1931a) also mentions Festuca as a hostplant, but this is not confirmed by later authors.
Larvae in end-April – early June (Bland, 1996a).
BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).
NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).
LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
From Fennoscandia to the Iberian Peninsula, Italy, and Romania, and from Ireland to Poland (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Dull green, head and prothoracic shield light brown. Prothoracic shield divided in two narrow elongate, distally enlarged, slerites (Traugott-Olsen & Nielsen, 1977a; Bland, 1996a).
Elachista disertella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855).
Baldizzone (2004a), Baran, Mazurkiewicz & Pałka (2007a), Bidzilya, Budashkin & Zhakov (2016a), Bland (1996a), Buszko (1990a), Hering (1957a), Huisman & Koster (1994a), Kaila, Nupponen, Junnilainen, Nupponen, Kaitila & Olschwang (2003a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Martini (1912c), Parenti & Domínguez (1995a). Parenti & Pizzolato (2015b), Parenti & Varalda (1994a), De Prins (1998a), Robbins (1991a), Sruoga & Ivinskis (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a), Traugott-Olsen & Nielsen (1977a), Wörz (1957a).