Herbivore Report With Reasons

Host plants of a herbivore - Information from Plant-SyNZ (http://plant-synz.landcareresearch.co.nz/index.asp)
All except overseas plant species selected. Report created on 27/04/2019 3:49:19 a.m.
Grouped alphabetically

Herbivore species: Macarostola miniella (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875), Gracillariidae, Lepidoptera (Moth or Butterfly)
moth; caterpillars when young form mines in leaves of Syzgium maire, older caterpillars roll a leaf into a cone in which it feeds and pupates in a cocoon Biostatus: endemic

Plant species and reliability score: 0-10. 10 indicating excellent evidence for the association_

10 Syzygium maire (A.Cunn.) Sykes & Garn.-Jones, Myrtaceae (Myrtle family), Myrtales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand
Reasons for score: host plant of moth (J Dugdale 1998) Scored by: N.A. Martin on 03 Aug 2007