Cameraria picturatella

330376.00 — 0827 — Cameraria picturatella (Braun, 1916)

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Myrica pensylvanica

Myrica pensylvanica


Mines of this species are common and prominent on bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica) on Block Island, but the great majority of caterpillars are parasitized by a number of wasp species, making rearing difficult and adults rare at lights.


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Braun, A.F., 1916. Notes on Lithocolletis with descriptions of new species (Lep.). Entomological news, and proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 27(2): 84.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide