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Caloptilia perseae

Wikipedia Abstract

Caloptilia perseae is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from Cuba and Florida in the United States. The larvae feed on Persea americana and Persea persea. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine has the form of a small mine between the veins of young leaves. Later, the larva folds the tip or sides of the leaf downwards.
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Prey / Diet

Persea americana (avocado)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Abgrallaspis perseae1
Caloptilia burserella1
Caloptilia violacella1
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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