Elachista vonschantzi Svensson, 1976
Descending form the leaf tip, occupying the entire width of the leaf, 5-10 cm long. Pupation external.
Poaceae, narrowly monophagous
Occupied and vacated mines were found in mid-June; the larvae by then were full grown.
distribution within Europe
Coastal areas if the Botnic Gulf, very close to the sea.
Dark purple with conspicuous, light longitudinal ridges; attached to the plant by a single girdle.
Mutanen (2003a), Parenti & Varalda (1994a), Svensson (1976a), Traugott-Olsen & Nielsen (1977a).