Chedra microstigma

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Chedra microstigma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Batrachedridae
Genus: Chedra
Species: C. microstigma
Binomial name
Chedra microstigma
(Walsingham, 1907)
Synonyms
  • Batrachedra microstigma Walsingham, 1907
  • Batrachedra cuniculator Busck, 1914[1]
  • Batrachedra foliocuniculator (misspelling by Swezey, 1954)

Chedra microstigma is a moth of the Batrachedridae family. It is described from Oahu, but is possibly an immigrant.

The larvae feed on Cyperus laevigatus and Scirpus maritimus. They mine the leaves and bore the stems of their host plant.

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Busck, August (1914). "New Microlepidoptera from Hawaii". Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus. 2 (7): 106. 

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