38.025 Black-headed Dwarf Elachista atricomella Stainton, 1849 

Family
Elachistidae. 
 
Status
Resident. Local. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish on 19th July 1978 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen now at National Museums of Scotland.
Other sites: Caerlaverock WWT, Connansknowe near Kirkton, Courance.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Dundrennan during 1965 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Adam's Chair, Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay, Balmaclellan, Barcloy Hill, Dalbeattie, Kippford, Mersehead RSPB, Milton, Old Torr, Rhonehouse, Threave Gardens.
 
VC74
First was found at Corsemalzie on 27th June 1988 by  E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Airyolland Lodge on Luce Bay, Barsalloch Point, Cardryne, Drumatrae Bay, High Carsduchan, Port of Counan.
 
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Recorders' notes

© Keith Naylor, Mersehead RSPB, 22 July 2005

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