Coptodisca magnella

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Coptodisca magnella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Heliozelidae
Genus: Coptodisca
Species: C. magnella
Binomial name
Coptodisca magnella
Braun, 1916

Coptodisca magnella is a moth of the Heliozelidae family. It was described by Braun in 1916.[1] It is found in North America, including Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio.[2]

The basal half of the forewings is pale silvery grey, while the apical half is golden yellow. The hindwings are grey.[3]

The larvae feed on Gaylussacia species. They mine the leaves of their host plant.

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