Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Elachista arnoldi

Elachista arnoldi (Koster, 1993)

hostplants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex.

BENELUX

BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

NE recorded (Koster, 1993a).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

The Netherlands, Germany (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

synonyms

Biselachista arnoldi; for some years this species has been interpreted as a junior synonym of E. fulgens.

notes

Adult moths have been swept from a sedge vegetation; also because of the apparent relationship with E. fulgens it is plausible that this species too is a Carex miner.

references

Koster (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a).

Last modified 23.xi.2017