Caloptilia gloriosa

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Caloptilia gloriosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gracillariidae
Genus: Caloptilia
Species: C. gloriosa
Binomial name
Caloptilia gloriosa
Kumata, 1966[1]

Caloptilia gloriosa is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from Japan (Hokkaidō, Honshū) and the Russian Far East.[2]

The wingspan is 8.5–10 mm.

The larvae feed on Acer japonicum, Acer mono, Acer palmatum and Acer sieboldianum. They probably mine the leaves of their host plant.