Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1291468

Observation date: May 24, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Reared from Prunus serotina. Collected as a late instar larva on 5/14. Created silk pathways that wrinkled leaves and fed from inside the tunnels formed by these wrinkles. Pupa is bare and minimal silk was incorporated in the creation of the pupal chamber; a leaf was tied to the bottom of the container over the pupa (see final photo). Pupated on 5/18, eclosed today, 5/24.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 25, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.