00327 Antispila treitschkiella (=petryi), (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1843)

BF0159 (ABH6.002)


General Information

This moth is very similar to A. metallella but has a smaller, darker forewing and less coppery and paler, less purple hindwings.


The larvae produce a short gallery leading to blotch. An oval case is eventually cut.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 6mm.
Foodplant(s): Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
White, Grey, Black