Caloptilia flavella

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Caloptilia flavella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gracillariidae
Genus: Caloptilia
Species: C. flavella
Binomial name
Caloptilia flavella
(Ely, 1915)

Caloptilia flavella is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from Canada (Nova Scotia and Québec) and the United States (Connecticut, Maine and Vermont).[1]

The larvae feed on Myrica caroliniensis, Myrica cerifera and Myrica gale. They mine the leaves of their host plant.