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Maple Caloptilia Moth - Caloptilia bimaculatella TL: ~ 6mm. Shiny purplish FW with two yellow triangles. Host: Maple<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a rural area<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a rural area<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/82676/maple_caloptilia_moth_-_caloptilia_bimaculatella.html Caloptilia bimaculatella,Geotagged,Maple Caloptilia Moth,Summer,United States" /></a></figure> Caloptilia bimaculatella,Geotagged,Maple Caloptilia Moth,Summer,United States,moth Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Maple Caloptilia Moth - Caloptilia bimaculatella

TL: ~ 6mm. Shiny purplish FW with two yellow triangles. Host: Maple

Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a rural area

Maple Caloptilia Moth - Caloptilia bimaculatella TL: ~ 6mm. Shiny purplish FW with two yellow triangles. Host: Maple<br />
<br />
Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a rural area<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/82676/maple_caloptilia_moth_-_caloptilia_bimaculatella.html Caloptilia bimaculatella,Geotagged,Maple Caloptilia Moth,Summer,United States

    comments (2)

  1. SUCH a cutie! Ahhh! Posted 11 months ago
    1. Thanks, it was a cute, shiny little moth! Posted 11 months ago

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''Caloptilia bimaculatella'' is a moth of the family Gracillariidae. It is known from Canada the United States .

The wingspan is 9–10 mm.

The larvae feed on ''Acer rubrum''. They mine the leaves of their host plant.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Aug 3, 2019. Captured Aug 2, 2019 22:21 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm