Coptotriche aenea

230021.00 — 0149 — Coptotriche aenea (Frey & Boll, 1873) — Blackberry Leafminer

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Rubus spp.


Life History



Several Rosaceae-feeding species of Coptotriche are externally identical; of these, only aenea has been reared on Block Island.


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at