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Cryptolectica ensiformis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gracillariidae
Scientific name  Cryptolectica ensiformis
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Cryptolectica
Rank  Species

Cryptolectica ensiformis is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from China (Hainan), India, Indonesia (Sulawesi), Japan (Tusima, the Ryukyu Islands, Honshū, Kyūshū, Shikoku) and Thailand.

The wingspan is 9.2–11 mm.

The larvae feed on Quercus acuta and Quercus sessilifolia. They probably mine the leaves of their host plant.

References

Cryptolectica ensiformis Wikipedia


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