Elachista stabilella Stainton, 1858
Long narrow yellowish corridor, descending from the leaf tip to its base; at times 3-4 larvae in a leaf. Often several larvae in a communal mine. Pupation outside the mine.
Once reared by Robbins (1991a) from Carex sp.
Larvae from February till the end of May and again in June – July (Bland, 1996a).
BE not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
NE recorded (Huisman & Koster, 1994a; Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).
LUX not recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
distribution within Europe
From Scandinavia to Switzerland, and from Britain to Romania; moreover in the Iberian Peninsula (Fauna Europaea, 2009).
Body yellowish; head and prothoracic shield pale brown; prothoracic shield divided.
Bidzilya, Budashkin & Zhakov (2016a), Bland (1996a), Heckford (1985a), Hering (1957a), Huisman & Koster (1994a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Liška ao (2000a), Parenti & Varalda (1994a), Robbins (1991a), Schütze (1931a), Sønderup (1949a), Szőcs (1977a), Traugot-Olsen & Schmidt Nielsen (1977a).