Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1075787

Pondapple Leafroller Moth
Argyrotaenia amatana

Observation date: February 19, 2016
Submitted by: mquenaudon
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: caterpillar of the observed moth are feeding on the podocarpus
Status: Nonresident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: November 19, 2017
Coordinator notes: This moth was identified by Jason Dombroskie as Argyrotaenia amatana. It is not native to Pennsylvania and cannot survive winters here. The moths were found in a greenhouse and were obviously transported in with greenhouse plants.