Cecidoses eremita

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Cecidoses eremita
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Cecidosidae
Genus: Cecidoses
C. eremita
Binomial name
Cecidoses eremita
Curtis, 1835
  • Clistoses artifex Kieffer & Jörgensen, 1910

Cecidoses eremita is a moth of the family Cecidosidae. It was described by John Curtis in 1835. It is found in South America, including Uruguay[1] and Argentina.

The larvae feed on Schinus dependens. They create galls.[2]


  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Cecidoses eremita​". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  2. ^ Wille, Johanes (March 1926)."Cecidoses Eremita Curt. Und Ihre Galle an Schinus Dependens Ortega". Zeitschrift für Morphologie und Ökologie der Tiere. 7(1–2): 1–101.