Aristotelia amelanchierella Braun, 1925
Source: Pohl, GR, Patterson, B, and Pelham JP. 2016 [unpublished]. Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. EXCEL version 1.1. (15 June 2016)
Family: Gelechiidae
Aristotelia amelanchierella image
  • Aristotelia amelanchierella Braun, 1925. TL: USA, Utah, Logan Canyon.

Wingspan 10-11 mm.

HOLOTYPE: male, reared from larva on service-berry, Amelanchier alnifolia, from slopes of Logan Canyon, near Logan, June 21. Emerged July 9. 


BIOLOGY: The larva spins a web across the upper side of a leaf beneath which it feeds, eating off the upper surface of the leaf.