|10.002 ~ 0124 ~ Tischeria dodonaea|
Resident. A widespread but very local species found in Britain as for north as the Lake District.
First recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county. This very uncommon species is only the sixth record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F 6-7mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Oak and sweet chestnut.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on upperside of leaf. Larva produces a flat brown blotch which has concentric rings as the mine develops. Overwinters until the spring within the mine then pupates in the mine without a cocoon.
Photo by DB, 22nd Oct 2013, Middletown
Leaf mine on Oak