Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Pecan Leafminer Moth
Cameraria caryaefoliella (Clemens, 1859)


Family: Gracillariidae
Subfamily: Lithocolletinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 0.6-0.7 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Larvae mine the leaves of pecan, hickory, and sometimes walnut and butternut.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Eastern half of the United States.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.