Cameraria gaultheriella (Walsingham, 1889)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSCameraria
SPECIES gaultheriella
AUTHOR(Walsingham, 1889)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis gaultheriella sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], Oregon, Rouge River; Cal.[ifornia], Mendocino County.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) 4 syntypes (♂ and ♀), coll. Walsingham, BMNH.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1889b. Steps towards a revision of Chambers' Index, with notes and descriptions of new species (cont.). - Insect Life 2:23–26, 51–54, 77–81, 116–120.
PAGINATION 79

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Canada British Columbia Braun, A. F. 1908b. Revision of the North American species of the genus Lithocolletis Hübner. - Transactions of the American Entomological Society 34(4):269–357, pl. XX–XXIV. 324
United States, US California Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1889b. Steps towards a revision of Chambers' Index, with notes and descriptions of new species (cont.). - Insect Life 2:23–26, 51–54, 77–81, 116–120. 79
United States, US Oregon Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1889b. Steps towards a revision of Chambers' Index, with notes and descriptions of new species (cont.). - Insect Life 2:23–26, 51–54, 77–81, 116–120. 79
United States, US Maine Brower, A. E. 1984. A List of the Lepidoptera of Maine, Part 2: The Microlepidoptera, Section 2; Cosmopterigidae through Hepialidae. - — 114:i–x, 1–70. 42

Notes:  Adventive, but not established, in the Netherlands (Oosterhof 2016: 43), the United Kingdom (Wilton 2009: 123) and Belgium (2018: Natuurpunt online news of 4 April 2018). The records of Maine (Brower 1884: 42) needs confirmation.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Ericaceae Gaultheria shallon U.S.A. Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1889a. La note suivante sur les premiers états de deux Microlépidoptéres. Séance du 11 decembre 1889. - Bulletin des Séances de la Société entomologique de France (1889):ccxxxiii–ccxxxiv. 79
Ericaceae Gaultheria sp. U.S.A. Needham, J. G., Frost, S. W. & Tothill, B. H. 1928. Leaf-mining insects. - — :viii+351 pp.. 286
*   Blotch mine on upperside of leaf.

*   The record of Myrica sp. (Brower 1984: 42) is probably erroneous.

Species Parasitoids

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Braconidae Apanteles salalicus   Kenis, M., Tomov, R., Svatos, A., Schlinsog, P., Lopez-Vaamonde, C., Heitland, W., Grabenweger, G., Girardoz, S., Freise, J. & Avtzis, N. 2005. The horse-chestnut leaf miner in Europe. Porspects and constraints for biological control. - — :77–90. table 3