Rahul Sharma

Cameraria macrocarpella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gracillariidae
Scientific name  Cameraria macrocarpella
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Cameraria
Rank  Species
Cameraria macrocarpella

Cameraria macrocarpella is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from Quebec, Canada, and New Jersey, Texas, Maine, Maryland, New York, Illinois and Vermont in the United States.

The wingspan is 8.5–9 mm.

The larvae feed on Castanea species and Quercus macrocarpa. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine has the form of a blotch mine on the upperside of the leaf.

References

Cameraria macrocarpella Wikipedia


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