Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1140552

Cherry Leaf Roller
Caloptilia serotinella

Observation date: September 10, 2017
Date notes: 50°F/7°C Hu80% 6mph/10kmh-SW. Night. Cold, damp & misty here in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania… Hurricane Irma reportedly just made landfall on Key West, Florida tonight ,(9/10/2017 @ 12:00am/0-hr). I'll give a moment of silence for prayer. Amen. Calm & steady soft breezes blow cool air.. Jacket/Flannel shirt weather.
Submitted by: Bkripto
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: She was peering over a Grape vine leaf avoiding the accumulating dew from the blowing mist. She wonderfully posed for me & even turned her head! (I told my Wife Stefanie just that & she replied "they have heads to turn?", my belly & face still hurt.), thot I'd add that. :- ) Yes! ¹They have heads, that do turn! VERY TINY! (¼" inch/3mm.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: September 11, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Beaver County, United States, Pennsylvania