00326 Antispila metallella (=pfeifferella), ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

BF0158 (ABH6.001)


General Information

This is a bronzy metallic moth with pale metallic markings.


The larvae produce a distinctive mine combination. A short gallery leads to large blotch. The larvae then cut an oval case 5-7mm in length.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 8-9mm.
Foodplant(s): Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea)
Flying: One generation, May
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
White, Green, Brown