Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1252449

Rose Tortrix
Archips rosana

Observation date: June 09, 2020
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Raised from caterpillar on sugar maple (Acer saccharum). Caterpillar would eat in blotches and ate out significant portions of the leaf before moving to another. Pupated on 5/28 and hatched as an adult on 6/9.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 09, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.