|6.003 ~ 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.
|Flight 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).