38.017 .... B&F 0622
Elachista adscitella (Stainton, 1851) 
Status .....Seems to be previously unknown in Nottinghamshire and is certainly uncommon over most of the UK, although a great deal of under recording must acount for this. Leafmines were found in coppiced woodland at Wellow Park in April 2014 and the adult bred through.
Adult, reared ex-leafmine. Photographed May 2014
Leafmine, photographed on Deschampsia cespitosa at Wellow Park April 2014. Two mines were found, but just one was occupied.   Elachista adscitella habitat. Leaf mines were found on Deschampsia cespitosa growing at the top of this coppiced incline.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Elachista adscitella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated January 2016

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