Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Elachista festucicolella

Elachista festucicolella Zeller, 1853


Not described.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Festuca acuminata, cinerea, ovina, pallens, psammophila, stricta subsp. sulcata.


Adults from late May till early July (Traugott-Olsen & Nielsen, 1977a).


Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From Sweden to the Alps, and from Switzerland to the Ukraine and Bulgaria (Fauna Europaea, 2010).


Elachista klimeschiella Parenti, 2002; E. klimeschi: Parenti, 1981 nec Dufrane, 1957


Baldizzone (2004a), Baran, Mazurkiewicz & Pałka (2007a), Bidzilya, Budashkin & Zhakov (2016a), Buszko (1990a), Hering (1957a), Huemer & Mayr (2000a), Kaila, Baran & Mutanen (2015a), Liška ao (2000a), Parenti (2004a), Parenti & Varalda (1994a), Traugott-Olsen & Nielsen (1977a), Wörz (1957a).

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