Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Caloptilia hypericella (Braun, 1918)

Family: Gracillariidae
Subfamily: Gracillariinae
Wing Span: 0.85-1.00 cm
Life History:
Flight: April to October.
Caterpillar Hosts: The larvae are leaf miners of the following species of Hypericum. H. cistifolium Lam. (roundpod St. Johnswort). H. punctatum Lam. (spotted St. Johnswort). H. sphaerocarpum Michx. (roundseed St. Johnswort).
Adult Food:
Range: Eastern North America.
Management Needs:
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