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10.002 Tischeria dodonaea (Stainton, 1858)
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ekebladella - top and dodonaea - bottom


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

Egg: Upper side of leaf 

Mine: September - November

Notes: A chestnut brown blotch on upper side of leaf, frass in concentric arcs. The lower larva is T.dodonaea and the upper is T.ekebladella - note the diference in size.

Data: 10.x.2004, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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