|0157 ~ Heliozela hammoniella|
Resident. Widespread and locally common as far north as the Lake District
Infrequently recorded from the western side of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 5-7mm.
Care should be taken, other species of Heliozela are very similar.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Stem/Leaf miner/Case bearing. Eggs laid under the bark of twigs. Larva mines stem, then enters the lmidrib of leaf where it builds a case, this is carried to ground where it is attached. Pupa formed inside case.
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Photo by WAG, 1st Sept 2013, Cors Dyfi