Cameraria leucothorax (Walsingham, 1907)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSCameraria
SPECIES leucothorax
AUTHOR(Walsingham, 1907)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLithocolletis leucothorax, new species
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], California, Santa Cruz Mountains.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, nr. 10354, USNM.
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1907b. Descriptions of new North American tineid moths, with a generic table of the family Blastobasidae. - Proceedings of the United States National Museum 33(1567):197–228.
PAGINATION 223

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
United States, US California Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1907b. Descriptions of new North American tineid moths, with a generic table of the family Blastobasidae. - Proceedings of the United States National Museum 33(1567):197–228. 223
United States, US Oregon Braun, A. F. 1916. Notes on Lithocolletis with descriptions of new species (Lep.). - Entomological News 27:82–84. 83

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Fagaceae Lithocarpus densiflorus 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. 93
Fagaceae Quercus chrysolepis U.S.A. Opler, P. A. 1974a. Oaks as evolutionary islands for leaf-mining insects. - American Scientist 62:67–73. 8
Fagaceae Quercus densiflora var. echinoides U.S.A. Braun, A. F. 1916. Notes on Lithocolletis with descriptions of new species (Lep.). - Entomological News 27:82–84. 83
*   Mine on underside of leaf. The larva consumes the entire leaf substance within the mine and at maturity throws the lower epidermis into several folds between which numerous fine wrinkles (Braun 1916: 83).