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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 3.5-4.5mm.

Foodplant: Oak and Sweet Chestnut.

IMPORTANT - Please note that the maps and accounts are provisional, subject to change and further update.  The whole dataset still needs to go through the final verification process and it is likely that a very small number of records will not satisfy the present requirements and there are other records that have not been formally submitted.  The information is for guidance only.

Record breakdown:

Year first recorded188919931889
Year last recorded201020042010
Number of records26358
Number of individuals12126
Unique positions23352
Unique locations22350
Adult records306
Immature records16236

For the region, we have a total of 58 records from 50 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.


0123 Tischeria ekebladella 03
© Jenny Seawright
0123 Tischeria ekebladella 02 on Quercus
© Jenny Seawright
0123 Tischeria ekebladella 01 on Quercus
© Jenny Seawright

Species Account

Similar species: 0124 Tischeria dodonaea.

For further information refer UK Moths.


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