00331 Heliozela hammoniella (=betulae), Sorhagen, 1885

BF0157 (ABH6.005)


General Information

This moth has a dark grey forewing and a distinct triangular white spot before the tornus.


The larvae mine twigs (and buds if in its course) before entering the midrib. Eventually the larvae cut out an oval case.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 5-7mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
White, Grey, Brown