|6.004 ~ 0156 ~ Heliozela resplendella|
Resident. Widespread and locally common through Britain as far north as Perthshire.
A few well scattered records from across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 5-7mm.
Care should be taken, other species of Heliozela are very similar.
|Flight 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.