00330 Heliozela resplendella, (Stainton, 1851)

BF0156 (ABH6.004)


General Information

This moth has a bronzy brown forewing with a clearly defined triangular spot before the tornus.


The larvae produce a fine hair-like mine from the midrib of a leaf. It then cuts an oval case from a short broad gallery before descending to the ground to pupate.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 5-7mm.
Foodplant(s): Alder (Alnus glutinosa)
Flying: One generation, May-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
Green, Yellow, Brown