Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1342157

Redbud Leaffolder Moth
Fascista cercerisella

Observation date: September 01, 2022
Date notes: After dark; warm, muggy evening.
Submitted by: ReginaS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found several caterpillars, rolled tightly into Redbud (Cercis canadensis) leaves. Did not appear to be eating where it was hiding, but several nearby leaves were munched on.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: September 02, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.