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Caloptilia burserella

Wikipedia Abstract

Caloptilia burserella is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from Cuba and Florida in the United States. The larvae feed on Bursera gummifera, Bursera simaruba and Persea americana. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine has the form of a small triangular mine between the midrib and another rib. It is found on the underside of the leaf.
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Prey / Diet

Bursera arborea (gumbo limbo)[1]
Persea americana (avocado)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Abgrallaspis perseae1
Caloptilia perseae1
Caloptilia violacella1
Ceroplastes depressus (broad wax scale)1
Melanaspis deklei1


Cuba; U.S.A.;

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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