123 * Tischeria ekebladellaPhotographs: Leaf mine on Oak (Quercus). August 2011
Flight time: May-June
Food plants: Oak's (Quercus spp.) and Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa)
An upperside whitish blotch, becoming pale brown with age, without a preceding corridor. Larvae rest in horseshoe-like shape in the centre. Pupation occurs within the mine.
Leaf mine on Oak, Quercus. Glengarriff, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. August 2011