Elachista kilmunella Stainton, 1849

moorland dwarf

mine

Undescribed.

host plants

Cyperaceae, oligophagous

Carex riparia; Eriophorum vaginatum.

Eriophorum is mentioned by Parenti & Varalda (1994a), Sruoga & Ivinskis (2005a) and others, but surprisingly not by Bland (1996a).

phenology

Larvae from April till July (Bland, 1996a).

BENELUX

BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

NE recorded (Kuchlein 2004a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2010).

LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

From northern Europe to the Alps and Hungary, and from Ireland to Central Russia (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

Yellowish grey (Bland, 1996a).

pupa

See Traugott-Olsen & Nielsen (1977a).

references

Bland (1996a), Buhl ao (1991a), Buszko (1990a), Buszko & Baraniak (1989b), Gerstberger (2000a), Kuchlein (2004a), Parenti & Varalda (1994a), Robbins (1991a), Sruoga & Ivinskis (2005a, 2011a), Traugott-Olsen & Nielsen (1977a), Wegner (2010a).

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