Tischeria decidua

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Tischeria decidua
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tischeriidae
Genus: Tischeria
T. decidua
Binomial name
Tischeria decidua
Wocke, 1876

Tischeria decidua is a moth of the family Tischeriidae. It is found in Central and Southern Europe, but has recently expanded its range and has been spotted in the Netherlands and Poland.

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The larvae feed on Castanea sativa and Quercus species, including Quercus cerris , Quercus faginea , Quercus macrolepis , Quercus pedunculiflora , Quercus petraea , Quercus pubescens and Quercus robur x turneri. They mine the leaves of their host plant.

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