Caloptilia perseae (Busck, 1920)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES perseae
AUTHOR(Busck, 1920)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria perseae, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], Florida, Miami, , vii.1920.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 25°45'42" Longitude: -80°11'30"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, type No. 23515, USNM; Paratype ♂, cotype No. 23515, genitalia slide USNM 98491♂, USNM.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Busck, A. 1920. A new Gracilaria injurious to Avocado (Lepid.). - Canadian Entomologist 52:239.
PAGINATION 239
DNA VOUCHERS BIOUG05194-A10, BIOUG14551-F10, BIOUG20941-D12, CNCLA2002-13

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cuba   Busck, A. [1934]. Microlepidoptera of Cuba. - Entomologica Americana 13 (1933)(4):151–217, 7 pls. 182
Spain Canary Islands (La Palma) Gastón, J., Revilla T. & Vives Moreno, A. 2018. Contribución al conocimiento de los Microlepidoptera, con nuevas citas para Espana y otras aportaciones de interés (Insecta: Lepidoptera). - SHILAP, Revista de Lepidopterologia 46:221–233. 222
United States, US Florida Busck, A. 1920. A new Gracilaria injurious to Avocado (Lepid.). - Canadian Entomologist 52:239. 239

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Lauraceae Persea americana   Robinson, G. S., Ackery, P. R., Kitching, I. J., Beccaloni, G. W. & Hernández, L. M. 2002. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of America North of Mexico. - Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 69:1–824. 90
Lauraceae Persea persea U.S.A. Busck, A. 1920. A new Gracilaria injurious to Avocado (Lepid.). - Canadian Entomologist 52:239. 239
Lauraceae Persea persea Cuba Busck, A. [1934]. Microlepidoptera of Cuba. - Entomologica Americana 13 (1933)(4):151–217, 7 pls. 182
*   A small mine between the veins of young leaves, subsequently folding the tip or sides of the leaf downwards (Busck 1920: 239).