Tischeriidae

0124 (ABH10.002) Tischeria dodonaea, Stainton, 1858

KR00441

 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards

General Information

This moth has a golden brown forewing very similar to T. ekebladella.


The larvae produce a flat brown blotch mine on the upperside of a leaf. The completed mine has a 'scallop shell' appearance.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 6-7mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.), Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa)
Flying: One generation, June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Woodland.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species
Leaf mines on Oak
Leaf mines on Oak
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Mines on Rose
Mines on Rose
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Colours:
Yellow, Brown