Elachista pomerana Frey, 1870
The mine begins near the leaf tip and descends towards the base. The mine occupies the entire width of the blade. Frass initially scattered, later in an irregular central line. Fully developed mine c. 8 cm long. Probably the larva is capable of leaving its mine and restarting in another leaf. Pupation external.
Larvae in April and June, possibly also in August (Bland, 1996a; Traugott-Olsen & Nielsen, 1977a).
BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
NE recorded (Huisman & Koster, 1998a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).
LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
From Fennoscandia to the Alps, and from Britain to Romania (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Grey-green, with a faint white dorsal line; head and prothoracic plate light brown (Bland, 1996a; Traugott-Olsen & Schmidt-Nielsen, 1977a).
Bland (1996a), Buhr (1935b), Emmet & Langmaid (1993a), Hering (1957a), Huisman & Koster (1998a), Kozlov & Kullberg (2010a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Parenti & Varalda (1994a), Schütze (1931a), Sønderup (1949a), Sruoga & Ivinskis (2005a, 2011a), Surányi (1942a), Szőcs (1977a), Traugott-Olsen & Nielsen (1977a).