Antispila nysaefoliella

210078.00 — 0234 — Antispila nysaefoliella Clemens, 1860 — Tupelo Leafminer

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Nyssa sylvatica

Nyssa sylvatica

Life History

The larva forms a blotch mine and cuts out an oval which falls to the ground and serves as the pupal chamber.


  • 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