Cameraria betulivora

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Cameraria betulivora
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gracillariidae
Genus: Cameraria
Species: C. betulivora
Binomial name
Cameraria betulivora
(Walsingham, 1891)[1]
Synonyms
  • Lithocolletis betulivora Walsingham, 1891

Cameraria betulivora is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from Canada and the United States (including Maine and North Carolina).[2]

The wingspan is about 7 mm.

The larvae feed on Betula species, including Betula alleghaniensis, Betula lenta, Betula lutea, Betula papyrifera and Betula populifolia. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine has the form of a small, sometimes almost circular, blotch upon the upper side of the leaf.

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