|0123 ~ Tischeria ekebladella|
Resident. Locally common throughout the British Isles.
Recorded from a handful of sites.
Wingspan : M & F, 8-11mm.
This species is not easily distinguished from others. A good way of separating it is to examine the leaf-mine in the foodplant.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Leaf miner. Eggs are laid on the upperside of the leaf. Larva forms a flat whitish blotch, often several in a leaf. (Mines of some species are similar, care is required with identification).
Click map for larger image
Photo by DB, 22nd Oct 2013, Middletown
Leaf mine on oak