Field Tip Details

Species617 Elachista obliquella, Stainton, 1854
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearJanuary to March
Foodplantsgrasses, Gramineae
TipCoarse grasses growing by hedgesides sometimes show very evident signs of mining; these mines usually contain the dark green larvae of this species (Elisha). [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedFri 30-Dec-2005Last updatedFri 30-Dec-2005