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Atteva punctella

Synonyms: Atteva microsticta; Poeciloptera compta; Tinea pastulella

Wikipedia Abstract

Atteva pustulella is a moth of the Yponomeutidae family. It is found from Costa Rica, where it meets Atteva aurea, southwards to Uruguay and Argentina. It is also present in the Antilles. There are also several reports from Dominica, Jamaica, Haiti and Martinique.The larvae feed only on new shoots of Simarouba amara.
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Prey / Diet

Ailanthus altissima (ailanthus)[1]
Alvaradoa amorphoides (Mexican alvaradoa)[1]
Castela emoryi (crucifixion thorn)[1]
Castela erecta (goatbush)[1]
Laurus nobilis (sweet bay)[1]
Melia azedarach (chinaberry)[1]
Persea americana (avocado)[1]
Quassia amara (quassia wood)[1]
Simarouba amara (paradisetree)[1]



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1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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