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Melanocercops ficuvorella

Wikipedia Abstract

Melanocercops ficuvorella is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from China (Guangdong), India and Japan (Shikoku, Honshū, the Amami Islands, Tusima, the Ryukyu Islands and Kyūshū). The wingspan is 6-8.2 mm. The larvae feed on Ficus carica, Ficus erecta, Ficus hispida, Ficus microcarpa, Ficus nipponica, Ficus pumila, Ficus virens and Ficus virgata. They probably mine the leaves of their host plant.
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Prey / Diet

Ficus carica (piku)[1]
Ficus montana (climbingfig)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Asiacornococcus kaki1
Fiorinia minor1
Lecanodiaspis takagii1
Lepidosaphes buzenensis1
Phenacoccus pergandei1

Distribution

China; India; Japan;

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Citations

Species recognized by De Prins J. & De Prins W., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 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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