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10.001 (BF123)

Oak Carl   

Tischeria ekebladella
Adult: 2
Leaf Mine: A
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Mines: September-April, overwintering full-fed in a circular chamber in the centre of the mine.  Adults fly May-July.

Larval foodplants

Deciduous oak species; Sweet Chestnut.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines found at Langholm, Dumfriesshire, on 11th October 1952 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, who found the first for Kirkcudbrightshire at Caulkerbush the next day, with the Wigtownshire first being found, also by Pelham-Clinton, at Kirkcowan on 6th October 1963.

45 record(s) from 20 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1989 2022 2022

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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