38.047 .... B&F 0631
Elachista freyerella (Hübner, 1825) .... Formerly known as Cosmoites freyerella
Status .....Either under recorded or actually rare in the Nottinghamshire with very few traceable records. We have only recorded it on two occasions, which were Nottinghamshire's first official record of the moth from Hare Hill Wood in 2007 and more recently from Market Warsop in 2021. There is an earlier  record which is in the database of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, of one taken at light from Misson Carr in 2004, but was never submitted to the county recorder.
Photographed at Market Warsop July 2021   Photographed at Hare Hill Wood May 2007
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Elachista freyerella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Dave Budworth (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society 2019 Journal Number 169 Micro-Moth Report 1998-2019 – new species).

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated September 2022

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