|0156 ~ Heliozela resplendella|
Resident. Widespread and locally common through Britain as far north as Perthshire.
Two records from the west of the county, the last time from Lake Vyrnwy in 2007.
Wingspan : M & F, 5-7mm.
Care should be taken, other species of Heliozela are very similar.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on young leaves. Larva mines from midrib and along a lateral rib, finally a broad gallery from which it builds a case, this is carried to the ground where it is attached. Pupa formed inside case.
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