Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1197535

Aspen Serpentine Leafminer Moth
Phyllocnistis populiella

Observation date: July 10, 2017
Submitted by: w
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Tunneling in leaf of balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera). Caterpillar is circled in red.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 26, 2021
Coordinator notes: I can't find any sightings associated with Minnesota, but there are some in Wisconsin and Iowa, then across to Alberta. It's a reasonable assumption that these are resident.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Carlton County