Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Cremastobombycia ambrosiaeella (Chambers, 1871)

Family: Gracillariidae
Subfamily: Lycaeninae
Wing Span: 0.55-0.65 cm
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts: Larvae form underside tentiform mines in the leaves of various members of the aster family (Ambrosia, Helianthus, Heterotera, Ridania, Verbesina).
Adult Food:
Range: Ontario and Quebec Canada, and Illinois, Kentucky, Texas, Maine and New York
Management Needs:
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