38.025 Elachista atricomella 0597
ws: 11-13mm; May-Sep; cock's-foot (Dactylis glomerata), leaf-mine; common throughout Britain
ID: Forewing dark with pale costal and tornal spots, not involving bases of tornal or apical cilia and with other pale markings; pale markings without a metallic sheen; frons dark; uncus lobes present and separated by a notch about as broad as an uncus lobe, vinculum tapered, aedeagus with a notch at apex and a large and small thorn. Median fascia is often, but not always, interrupted in middle in this species.
Page published March 2011 | images added and text amended 18/11/2011 | §4 added 20/12/2013 | §5 added and text amended 26/04/2014