6.003 .... B&F 0154
Heliozela sericiella (Haworth, 1828)
Status .....More often recorded as evidence of larval feeding damage at the base of Oak leaves. The larva creates a gall in the leaf petiole and midrib, before cutting out an oval hole in the leaf. Presently seems confined to the Sherwood Forest area of Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Lound Wood May 2007   Larval gall, photographed at Nettleworth Manor September 2011
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Heliozela sericiella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Jerry Clough. Martin Gray.

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Updated January 2021

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