Kalpana Kalpana (Editor)

Caloptilia laurifoliae

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gracillariidae
Scientific name  Caloptilia laurifoliae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Caloptilia
Rank  Species

Caloptilia laurifoliae is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from the Canary Islands and Madeira.

The larvae feed on Laurus azorica. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine consists of a lower- or upper-surface, epidermal corridor that usually begins at the midrib and runs towards the leaf margin. From here, a tentiform mine is made that is partly hidden under the folded leaf margin. Older larvae live freely in a rolled leaf. Mines are usually made in young leaves.

References

Caloptilia laurifoliae Wikipedia


Similar Topics
Pay It Forward (film)
Cristin Alexander
Ezzatollah Pourghaz
Topics
 
B
i
Link
H2
L