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10.002 Tischeria dodonaea (Stainton, 1858)
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larva in mine


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. For comparison with T.ekebladella click here. The larva can be seen in the mine. This is possibly the first Gloucestershire record in 100 years.

Data: 04.x.2010, Forest of Dean, Glos, VC34

Image:© Guy Meredith

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