Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1310957

Observation date: August 26, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found as cocoon in leaf mine on Robinia pseudoacacia on 8/26. The leaf mine was a lower surface tentiform mine and the cocoon was spun in the mine. The white, flat, suspended cocoon caused the leaf in the mine to fold a little more than it did on its own. The adult emerged 9/6.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: September 10, 2021
Coordinator notes: In the database this species is listed as Phyllonorycter robiniella.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maine, York County