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Elachista argentella

Synonyms: Elachista dresnayi

Wikipedia Abstract

Elachista argentella is a moth of the family Elachistidae. It is found in all of Europe, except the Balkan Peninsula.The wingspan is 11–12 millimetres (0.43–0.47 in).
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bath and Bradford-on-Avon Bats 265 England, United Kingdom  
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Coedydd Aber 855 Wales, United Kingdom  
Corsydd Môn/ Anglesey Fens 1154 Wales, United Kingdom  
Crymlyn Bog/ Cors Crymlyn 740 Wales, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Gower Commons/ Tiroedd Comin Gwyr 4390 Wales, United Kingdom
Great Orme`s Head/ Pen y Gogarth 748 Wales, United Kingdom  
Kenfig/ Cynffig 2945 Wales, United Kingdom
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
North West Pembrokeshire Commons/ Comins Gogledd Orllewin Sir Benfro 615 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Richmond Park 2092 England, United Kingdom  
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
South Solway Mosses 4849 England, United Kingdom
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Arrhenatherum elatius (tall oatgrass)[1]
Brachypodium sylvaticum (slender false brome)[1]
Bromus sterilis (poverty brome)[1]
Dactylis glomerata (orchardgrass)[1]
Festuca ovina (sheep fescue)[1]
Festuca rubra (red fescue)[1]
Holcus lanatus (common velvetgrass)[1]
Holcus mollis (creeping velvetgrass)[1]
Phalaris arundinacea (reed canarygrass)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aphantopus hyperantus (Ringlet Butterfly)2
Capsus ater2
Cerapteryx graminis (antler moth)2
Cercopis vulnerata (Black & Red Froghopper)2
Cerodontha denticornis2
Cerodontha flavocingulata3
Cerodontha incisa2
Cerodontha pygmaea3
Coenonympha pamphilus (Small Heath Butterfly)2
Coleophora lixella2
Deltocephalus pulicaris2
Elachista apicipunctella3
Elachista gangabella2
Elachista luticomella2
Elachista megerlella2
Elachista rufocinerea2
Elachista triatomea2
Elachista triseriatella2
Elymana sulphurella3
Erebia aethiops (Scotch Argus)2
Eremobia ochroleuca (Dusky Sallow)2
Euthrix potatoria (Drinker Moth)2
Geomyza balachowskyi2
Helcystogramma rufescens3
Hipparchia semele (Grayling)3
Hydrellia maura2
Leptopterna dolabrata (meadow plant bug)4
Leptopterna ferrugata2
Liriomyza flaveola3
Macrosteles laevis2
Maniola jurtina (Meadow Brown Butterfly)3
Melanargia galathea (Marbled White)4
Mesapamea secalis (Common Rustic)3
Mesoligia furuncula (Cloaked Minor)2
Mesoligia literosa2
Muellerianella fairmairei3
Mythimna turca (Double Line)2
Noctua orbona (Lunar Yellow Underwing)3
Oligia strigilis (Marbled Minor)2
Omphaloscelis lunosa (Lunar Underwing Moth)2
Opomyza germinationis2
Oscinella frit (fruit fly)4
Oscinella nitidissima3
Pararge aegeria (Speckled Wood Butterfly)3
Psammotettix confinis2
Rivula sericealis (Straw Dot Moth)3
Thymelicus lineola (European skipper)5
Thymelicus sylvestris (Small Skipper)4
Zyginidia scutellaris4

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access