Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Cameraria gaultheriella (Walsingham, 1889)


Family: Gracillariidae
Subfamily: Lithocolletinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.0-1.1 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: The larvae feed on Gaultheria species, including Gaultheria shallon. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine has the form of a blotch mine on the upperside of the leaf.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: British Columbia, Canada, and California, Oregon and Maine in the United States.
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