Caloptilia acerifoliella (Chambers, 1875)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES acerifoliella
AUTHOR(Chambers, 1875)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONG.[racilaria] acerifoliella (n. sp.)
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], Colorado, Clear Creek, 9000 ft.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Chambers, V. T. 1875f. Teneina [sic] of Colorado. - Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science 2(4):289-305.
PAGINATION 299-300

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Canada Alberta Pohl, G. R., Anweiler, G. G., Schmidt, B. C. & Kondla, N. G. 2010. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada. - ZooKeys 38:1-549. 59
Canada British Columbia Pohl, G. R., Cannings, R. A., Landry, J.-F., Holden, D. G. & Scudder, G. G. E. 2015. Checklist of the Lepidoptera of British Columbia, Canada. - — :294 pp.. 42
United States, US Colorado Chambers, V. T. 1875f. Teneina [sic] of Colorado. - Cincinnati Quarterly Journal of Science 2(4):289-305. 300
United States, US Utah Braun, A. F. 1925c. Microlepidoptera of Northern Utah. - Transactions of the American Entomological Society 51(3):183-226. 216

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Sapindaceae Acer glabrum U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1878b. Art. IV.—Tineina and their food-plants. - Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(1):107-124. 109
Sapindaceae Acer grandidentatum U.S.A. Braun, A. F. 1925c. Microlepidoptera of Northern Utah. - Transactions of the American Entomological Society 51(3):183-226. 216
Sapindaceae Acer sp. U.S.A. Chambers, V. T. 1875e. Tineina from Canada. - Canadian Entomologist 7(7):124-128; 144-147. 300

*   Short linear mine, ending in a small blotch with either the upper or lower epidermis loosened (Braun 1925c: 216). Later on the leaf is rolled downwards, first from one side, then from the other, and then from the tip (Chambers 1875f: 300).