The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Philodoria pittosporella (Swezey, 1928)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Missing (Kobayashi et al., 2021)



Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Swezey, O. H. (1928). Some new species of lepidopterous leaf-miners in Hawaii. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 7(1): 187-191.


Other references:

Kobayashi, Shigeki, Johns, Chris A. and Kawahara, Akito Y. (2021). Revision of the Hawaiian endemic leaf-mining moth genus Philodoria Walsingham (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): its conservation status, host plants and descriptions of thirteen new species. Zootaxa 4944(1): 1-175.


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