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10.001 ~ 0123 ~ Tischeria ekebladella ~ Oak Carl
UK Status

Resident. Locally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from scattered sites from across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 8-11mm.

Confusion species

This species is not easily distinguished from others. A good way of separating it is to examine the leaf-mine in the foodplant.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.



Lifestage data

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).
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 22nd Oct 2013, Middletown
Leaf mine on oak

Photo by PRW, 22nd June 2020, Commins Coch