The Moths of Suffolk
626 Biselachista serricornis, (Stainton, 1854)

Local Status : Non-Suffolk species

National Status : Nationally Scarce A

Habitats : Boggy areas and damp shady woods

Flight Period : Single-brooded, June to July

Larval foodplants : Wood-sedge (Carex sylvatica) and possibly other sedges (Carex), mining the leaves

Wingspan details : Wingspan 6.5-9mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultElachista biatomella
    Leaf-mineElachista biatomellaElachista kilmunella
Elachista alpinellaElachista nobilella
Elachista humilisElachista bisulcella
Biselachista cinereopunctellaBiselachista eleochariella
Biselachista utonellaBiselachista albidella

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

Life history chart
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