Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1252455

Rose Tortrix
Archips rosana

Observation date: June 09, 2020
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Raised from caterpillar on an oak (Quercus sp., maybe Q. rubra). Caterpillars aggressively folded leaves and ate out large portions of the leaves. Pupated on 6/1, hatched as an adult on 6/9.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 09, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.