Samiksha Jaiswal

Cameraria umbellulariae

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

Cameraria umbellulariae is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from California, United States.

The wingspan is about 9 mm.

The larvae feed on Umbellularia californica. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine has the form of a large diffused blister-like mine on the upperside of the leaves. The pupa is enclosed in a semi-transparent flat oval silken web, within the mine.

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Cameraria umbellulariae Wikipedia


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