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Dichomeris citrifoliella

Wikipedia Abstract

Dichomeris citrifoliella, the orange webworm moth, is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Chambers in 1880. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Michigan and Wisconsin to Florida and Texas. The larvae feed on the buds of Citrus species, Zanthoxylum americanum and Ptelea trifoliata. The larvae are yellow with a black head and cervical shield.
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Prey / Diet

Citrus aurantium (myrtle-leaved orange tree)[1]
Citrus japonica (sour orange)[1]
Ptelea trifoliata (hoptree)[1]
Zanthoxylum americanum (Common pricky-ash)[1]

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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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