Lep:Tischeriidae
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10.001 Tischeria ekebladella (Bjerkander, 1795)
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the mines are white initially then go pale brown

Food Plant: Quercus (Oak), Castanea (Sweet Chestnut)

Egg: Upper side of leaf

Mine: September - November

Notes: A whitish blotch on upper side of leaf. As the mine ages it can become a very pale brown colour (as shown). Note also the mine of Bucculatrix ulmella just beneath the midrib and to the right.

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 123

Data: 01.x.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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