Bradley No. 590 Bradley No. 596 Bradley No. 607  
  Perritia obscuripunctella Elachista poae Elachista canapennella  
  Bradley No. 608 Bradley No. 609 Bradley No. 610 Bradley No. 613  
  Elachista rufocinerea Elachista maculicerusella Elachista argentella Elachista subocellea  
  Bradley No. 630 Bradley No. 632      
  Biselachista albidella Cosmiotes consortella      
           
Opens extra glossary window

'Glossary' opens an extra window

Elachistidae

As a family these small moths appear to be separated mainly on wing venation. Their heads are smooth scaled. Their resting posture is tent like.

The family is dominated by the Elachista, Biselachista and Cosmiotes. Their larvae mine the leaves of grasses and rushes.