Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Tischeria zelleriella Clemens, 1859

Family: Tischeriidae
Identification: Forewing bright, shiny orange-yellow, with reddish or brownish shading toward apex. No markings. Hindwing gray.
Wing Span: 0.75-.95 cm.
Life History:
Flight: March-August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Larva mines leaves of chestnut and oak trees.
Adult Food:
Range: Quebec to northern Florida, west to Ontario, Missouri, and Texas.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL
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