|0154 ~ Heliozela sericiella|
Resident. Common throughout England and Wales.
A single old record exists from the west of the county. Probably overlooked.
Wingspan : M & F, 6-8mm.
Care should be taken, other species of Heliozela are very similar.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid beneath the bark of young twigs. Larva first mines the twig, then the petiole of a leaf into the midrib and finally forms a blotch near the leaf base. (Care is required with identification).
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