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Bucculatrix thurberiella (Cotton Leaf Perforator)

Wikipedia Abstract

The cotton leaf perforator (Bucculatrix thurberiella) is a moth of the Bucculatricidae family. It is native to the south-western United States and northern Mexico. It is an introduced species in Hawaii. The wingspan is 7-9 mm. The forewings are white, but the extreme costal margin from the base to beyond the middle is blackish. The hindwings are pale whitish ocherous.
View Wikipedia Record: Bucculatrix thurberiella

Prey / Diet

Gossypium herbaceum (Levant cotton)[1]
Gossypium thurberi (Thurber's cotton)[1]
Gossypium tomentosum (Hawai'i cotton)[1]

External References



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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