Yponomeutidae: Yponomeutinae

01359 Zelleria hepariella, Stainton, 1849

BF0435 (ABH16.010)


General Information

This species rests in the characteristic 'nose-down' Argyresthia-like posture and has a red/brown ground colour which make it quite distinctive.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 10-15mm
Foodplant(s): Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)
Flying: One generation, July-April (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Calcareous soils.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.