Coptotriche longiciliatella

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Coptotriche longiciliatella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tischeriidae
Genus: Coptotriche
Species: C. longiciliatella
Binomial name
Coptotriche longiciliatella
(Rebel, 1896)[1]
Synonyms
  • Tischeria longiciliatella Rebel, 1896

Coptotriche longiciliatella is a moth of the family Tischeriidae. It is found on the Canary Islands.

The wingspan is about 7 mm.[2]

The larvae feed on Rubus ulmifolius. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine has the form of an elongated upper-surface blotch. Pupation takes place within the mine.[3] Larvae can be found from autumn to April.

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