6.004 .... B&F 0156
Heliozella resplendella (Stainton, 1851)
Status .....Widespread nationally, but very few Nottinghamshire records. The larva mines the leaves of Alder, producing a distinctive mine along the mid-rib, then cutting out an oval before pupation. The mine illustrated, was found on the new growth of a small Alder, growing in long grass.
Leaf mine and oval cut out, photographed at Bevercotes Pit Wood September 2015
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Heliozela resplendella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated October 2017

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