Caloptilia melanocarpae (Braun, 1925)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES melanocarpae
AUTHOR(Braun, 1925)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria melanocarpae new species
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], Utah, Providence Canyon, ca. 7000 ft.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂; Paratypes 1♂ and 1♀.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Braun, A. F. 1925c. Microlepidoptera of Northern Utah. - Transactions of the American Entomological Society 51(3):183–226.
PAGINATION 215–216

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Canada Quebec Handfield, L. 1997. Liste des Lépidoptères du Québec et du Labrador. - Fabreries 7(Supplément):1–155. 30
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
Canada Alberta Pohl, G. R., Landry, J.-F., Schmidt, B. C., Lafontaine, J. D., Troubridge, J. T., Macaulay, A. D., van Nieukerken, E. J., DeWaard, J. R., Dombroskie, J. J., Klymko, J., Nazari, V. & Stead, K. 2018. Annotated checklist of the moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) of Canada and Alaska. - — :1–580. 57
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
Rosaceae Prunus melanocarpa U.S.A. Braun, A. F. 1925c. Microlepidoptera of Northern Utah. - Transactions of the American Entomological Society 51(3):183–226. 216
Rosaceae Prunus virginiana U.S.A. Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744. 90
*   At first a narrow "snail" track, which becomes an elongate blotch on the underside along the leaf margin (Braun 1925c: 216).