Elachista hedemanni Rebel, 1899
Inconspicuous, in the older leaves, starting at the base of the blade of a previous’ year leaf.
Cyperaceae, Poaceae; narrowly polyphagous
Hering (1957a) states that C. humilis is the only hostplant; however, Parenti & Varalda (1994a) mention all three species; Kaila (2012a) mentions only the two grasses.
Larvae from July till April (Hering, 1957a).
Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
distribution within Europe
From Germany to Spain and Romania; also in the Ukraine and Central Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2010).
Dirty yellow; head honey-yellow, somewhat lighter anteriorly; pronotum with a light honey-yellow, horse-shoe shaped mark; prosternum with a honey-yellow double line (Krone, 1904a; Schütze, 1931a).
Bidzilya, Budashkin & Zhakov (2016a), Hering (1957a), Kaila (2012a), Kaila, Nupponen, Junnilainen, Nupponen, Kaitila & Olschwang (2003a), Krone (1904a), Michalska (1970a), Nel (2003b), Parenti & Domínguez (1995a), Parenti & Varalda (1994a), Petry (1923a), Schütze (1931a), Szőcs (1977a).