L. Kaila & S. Kerppola 1992: Elachista leifi sp. n. From Northern Finland (Lepidoptera, Elachistidae). - Entomologica Fennica 3: 155-158.
Elachista leifi sp. n. is described from material collected in Kuusamo, northern Finland. It is a very large species resembling E. kilmunella Stainton, E. parasella Traugott-Olsen and E. eskoi Kyrki & Karvonen. The species occurs on open bogs, swarming early in the morning at sunrise. The systematic position of E. leifi is discussed.