Distributed mainly in the south-east of England.
Larva mines leaves of Oak, subsequently living in a movable pistol-case.
Due to name changes, records has been thoroughly confused with C. betulella in the past.
[MBGBI vol3 p265]
|Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required|
|Case: A good quality photo or specimen of the case and plant/pabulum is required. |
Recorded in 25 (34%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1988.
Last Recorded in 2021.