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Antispila metallella mine plus case (800x535)

Antispila metalella vacated leaf mine and larval case - D Shenton

Antispila metallella 2 (800x536)

Antispila metalella larva and mine on Dogwood - D Shenton

Antispila metalella is a species of moth in the Heliozelidae family.

The larvae mine the leaves of Dogwood before excising a movable case in which they over winter. The larvae and mines are very similar to those of Antispila treitschkiella.

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