00329 Heliozela sericiella, (Haworth, 1828)

BF0154 (ABH6.003)


General Information

This moth has a shining grey forewing with two indistinct white spots.


The larvae initially mine a twig, then move on to the base of a leaf, before finally forming a blotch and cutting an oval case.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 6-8mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: One generation, April-May
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Heathland, woodland, hedgerows and scrub.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
Yellow, WHite, Black, Brown