Caloptilia sebastianiella (Busck, 1900)

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SUBFAMILY Gracillariinae
GENUSCaloptilia
SPECIES sebastianiella
AUTHOR(Busck, 1900)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGracilaria sebastianiella, new species
TYPE LOCALITYU.S.A., Florida, Palm Beach.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype, No. 4962 (gender not stated), USNM; Paratypes 2 specimens (gender not stated), USNM.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Busck, A. 1900. New species of moths of the superfamily Tineina from Florida. - Proceedings of the United States National Museum 23(1208):225–254, pl. 1.
PAGINATION 251–252

Species Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
sebastianella (Dyar, 1903) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
United States, US Florida Busck, A. 1900. New species of moths of the superfamily Tineina from Florida. - Proceedings of the United States National Museum 23(1208):225–254, pl. 1. 252

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Euphorbiaceae Gymnanthes lucida U.S.A. Busck, A. 1900. New species of moths of the superfamily Tineina from Florida. - Proceedings of the United States National Museum 23(1208):225–254, pl. 1. 252
Euphorbiaceae Sebastiana fruticosa U.S.A. 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. 91
*   A brown, irregular, elongated upper blotchmine, with the upper epidermis drawn into a longitudinal ridge (Busck 1900: 252).