Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Caloptilia perseae

Caloptilia perseae (Busck, 1920)

on Persea

mine.

Young larva make a gallery mine; later stages, and also the pupa, in a folded rolled leaf margin..

host plants

Lauraceae, monophagous

Persea americana.

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands.

notes

Recently introduced exotic species.

references

Gastón, Revilla & Vives Moreno (2018a).

Last modified 18.ii.2020