Eucosmophora dives

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Eucosmophora dives
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gracillariidae
Genus: Eucosmophora
Species: E. dives
Binomial name
Eucosmophora dives
Walsingham, 1897
Synonyms
  • Acrocercops dives

Eucosmophora dives is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from Barbados, the British Virgin Islands (Tortola), the Dominican Republic, Grenada and Puerto Rico.[1]

The length of the forewings is 3.3-3.7 mm for males and 3.5–4 mm for females.[2]

The larvae feed on Inga fagifolia, Inga vera and Pithecollobium unguis-cati. They mine the leaves of their host plant.

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