Elachista collitella (Duponchel, 1843)
Narrow, flat gallery, descending from the tip of the leaf.
Festuca ovina is the main hostplant (Bland, 1996a).
Mining larvae from autumn till June, July of the following year.
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2011).
distribution within Europe
From Germany to the Iberian Peninsula and Sicily, and from Britain to Thrace (Fauna Europaea, 2011).
Body light greyish green with lateral length lines; head brown; prothoracic plate dark brown (Bland, 1996a). Prothoracic plate with two length stripes (Hering, 1957a).
Baldizzone (2004a), Bland (1996a), Buhr (1935b), Hering (1957a), Huemer (2012a), Huemer & Mayr (2000a), Parenti & Pizzolato (2015b), Parenti & Varalda (1994a), Schütze (1931a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a), Wörz (1957a).