Eucosmophora sideroxylonella Busck, 1900

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SUBFAMILY Acrocercopinae
GENUSEucosmophora
SPECIES sideroxylonella
AUTHORBusck, 1900
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEucosmophora sideroxylonella, new species
TYPE LOCALITYU.S.A., Florida, Palm Beach Co, 24.ii.1900, leg. H. G. Dyar.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 26°42'55" Longitude: -80°3'12"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, No. 4960, genitalia slide USNM 31648♀, 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 250–251

Species pictures

Species Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
sideroxylella Meyrick, 1912 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cuba   Davis, D. R. & Wagner, D. L. 2005. Biology and systematics of the Neotropical leafminer genus Eucosmophora (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Tropical Lepidoptera 13 (2002)(1–2):1–40. 21
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. 250

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Ericaceae Lyonia 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. 18
Sapotaceae Dipholis salicifolia U.S.A. Davis, D. R. & Wagner, D. L. 2005. Biology and systematics of the Neotropical leafminer genus Eucosmophora (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Tropical Lepidoptera 13 (2002)(1–2):1–40. 21
Sapotaceae Manilkara jaimiqui 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. 18
Sapotaceae Masticodendron foetidissimum U.S.A. Davis, D. R. & Wagner, D. L. 2005. Biology and systematics of the Neotropical leafminer genus Eucosmophora (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Tropical Lepidoptera 13 (2002)(1–2):1–40. 21
Sapotaceae Sideroxylon celastrinum 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. 18
Sapotaceae Sideroxylon pallidum 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. 250
*   On the upperside of young leaves, drawing the leaf longitudinally into a roll or fold, which covers up the mine out of sight (Busck 1900: 251).