Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1306478

Observation date: August 12, 2021
Submitted by: ReginaS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on leaf of Tulip tree/Liriodendron tulipifera, a folded leaf stitched with silk. Very warm morning, 88F, sunny with mild breeze. The only other plants nearby are creeping woodsorrel (Oxalis corniculata), some violets of unknown species, and peony.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: August 19, 2021
Coordinator notes: I now think this is C. fumiferana. Instars are rather variable in color but the overall pattern in this sighting record does match with Choristoneura. JRains