Cryptolectica pasaniae

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Cryptolectica pasaniae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gracillariidae
Genus: Cryptolectica
Species: C. pasaniae
Binomial name
Cryptolectica pasaniae
Kumata & Kuroko, 1988[1]

Cryptolectica pasaniae is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from Hong Kong and Japan (the Ryukyu Islands).[2]

The wingspan is 8-10.2 mm.

The larvae feed on Lithocarpus edulis, Pasania edulis and Quercus bambusifolia. They probably mine the leaves of their host plant.

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