Tischeriidae
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Coptotriche marginea
Bordered Carl
Tischeria dodonaea
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Tischeria ekebladella
Oak Carl

(Bjerkander, 1795)123 / 10.001

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Bentley Woods (Pyett, Gibbs); Ipswich and Sutton Heath in 1928-35 (Whit.); common about oaks at Glemham Magna (Bloomf.); Southwold (Ctw); Gorleston in August 1935 (Mly).

Recent Status: Recorded commonly across Suffolk.

Life Style: A double brooded species flying from May to October. The larvae mine leaves of deciduous Quercus and Castanea. They pupate in the larval habitation.

Identification: The moth is similar to T. dodonaea but larger at 8 to 11mm wingspan whilst T. dodonaea is 6 to 7mm. T. dodonaea also lacks the darker wing tip of T. ekebladella. The larval mines are similar on the upper surface of a leaf with the frass arranged concentrically from the origin of feeding. T. dodonaea mines turn a chestnut brown, T. ekebladella mines remain pale. More Info

Recorded in 44 (76%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1928.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

Lampronia fuscatella  |  Tischeria dodonaea >

Determination
Hollesley Suffolk. - Raymond A Watson
Tangham Forest Suffolk Male prep - Raymond A Watson
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/08/2020125TM07 - Thelnetham/Redgrave
23/08/2020225TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
17/08/2020+25TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
10/08/2020+25TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
08/08/2020+25TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
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Wingspan: 8-11 mm.
Flight: May - October.
Foodplant:   Oak, Sweet Chestnut
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
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