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Elachistidae

Although the family is world-wide in distribution, it is mainly represented in the northern hemisphere (Scoble 1992: 245).
Identification: Falkovitch 1990c, Gozmány 1955a, Steuer 1973, 1976, 1978, 1980, Traugott-Olsen & Nielsen 1977.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 48.


WV = West-Vlaanderen LI = Limburg NA = Namur
OV = Oost-Vlaanderen BR = Brabant LG = Liège
AN = Antwerpen HA = Hainaut LX = Luxembourg
= before 1980 = 1980 – 2004 = after 2004
Species WV OV AN LI BR HA NA LG LX
Elachista adscitella Stainton, 1851
= revinctella sensu auct., nec Zeller, 1850
             
Elachista albidella (Nylander, 1848)
= rhynchosporella (Stainton, 1848)
      L    
Elachista albifrontella (Hübner, 1817)
           
Elachista alpinella Stainton, 1854
= monticola Wocke, 1876
           
Elachista anserinella Zeller, 1839
               
Elachista apicipunctella Stainton, 1849
Elachista argentella (Clerck, 1759)
= cygnipennella (Hübner, 1796)
 
Elachista atricomella Stainton, 1849
             
Elachista bedellella (Sircom, 1848)
= nigrella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
= lugdunensis sensu auct., nec Frey, 1859
           
Elachista biatomella (Stainton, 1848)
           
Elachista bifasciella Treitschke, 1833
       
Elachista bisulcella (Duponchel, 1843)
= zonariella Tengström, 1848
           
Elachista cahorsensis Traugott-Olsen, 1992
= dispunctella (Duponchel, 1843)
             
Elachista canapennella (Hübner, 1813)
= pulchella (Haworth, 1828)
= obscurella (Stainton, 1849)
= postremella Dufrane, 1957
= humilis sensu De Crombrugghe, 1906
Elachista chrysodesmella Zeller, 1850
             
Elachista cinereopunctella (Haworth, 1828)              
Elachista cingillella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)                
Elachista disemiella Zeller, 1847
               
Elachista distigmatella Frey, 1859
     
       
Elachista exactella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
= parvulella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
       
Elachista freyerella (Hübner, 1825)
= nigrella (Hübner, 1805), nec (Fabricius, 1775)
= pullella sensu auct.
         
Elachista gangabella Zeller, 1850
= taeniatella Stainton, 1857
      L      
Elachista geminatella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
= regificella sensu auct., nec Sircom, 1849
= magnificella sensu Zeller, 1847, nec Duponchel, 1843
           
Elachista gleichenella (Fabricius, 1781)
= magnificella (Duponchel, 1843)
= fractella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
             
Elachista herrichii Frey, 1859
= reuttiana Frey, 1859
               
Elachista humilis Zeller, 1850
= humiliella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
= perplexella Stainton, 1858
           
Elachista lastrella Chrétien, 1896
               
Elachista luticomella Zeller, 1839
             
Elachista maculicerusella (Bruand, 1859)
= cerusella (Hübner, 1796)
Elachista nitidulella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
               
Elachista nobilella Zeller, 1839
           

Elachista obliquella Stainton, 1854
= megerlella (Hübner, 1810)
= albinella sensu Haworth, 1828, nec (Linnaeus, 1758)

               
Elachista poae Stainton, 1855
           
Elachista pollinariella Zeller, 1839
     
Elachista pollutella (Duponchel, 1843)
              L
Elachista pullicomella Zeller, 1839
        L    
Elachista quadripunctella (Hübner, 1825)
= quadrella (Hübner, 1805), nec ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
               
Elachista rufocinerea (Haworth, 1828)
   
Elachista scirpi (Stainton, 1887)            
Elachista subalbidella Schläger, 1847
         
Elachista subnigrella Douglas, 1853
             
Elachista subocellea (Stephens, 1834)
= colitella sensu auct., nec (Duponchel, 1843)
       
Elachista trapeziella (Stainton, 1849)                
Elachista unifasciella (Haworth, 1828)
               
Elachista utonella (Frey, 1856)            
Perittia farinella (Thunberg, 1794)
= subargentella Dattin, 1932
         
Perittia obscurepunctella (Stainton, 1848)
       
Stephensia brunnichella (Linnaeus, 1767)
             

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