Caloptilia zachrysa

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Caloptilia zachrysa
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Caloptilia zachrysa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gracillariidae
Genus: Caloptilia
Species: C. zachrysa
Binomial name
Caloptilia zachrysa
(Meyrick, 1907)[1]
Synonyms
  • Gracilaria zachrysa Meyrick, 1907

Caloptilia zachrysa is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from China, India, Japan (Honshū, Kyūshū), Korea, Sri Lanka[2] and Taiwan.[3]

The wingspan is 10.2-13.2 mm.

The larvae feed on Rhododendron indicum, Malus pumila, Malus sylvestris, Photinia species (including Photinia glabra), Prunus persica and Rubus species. They mine the leaves of their host plant.

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