Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 745552

Observation date: May 30, 2012
Submitted by: Alan Harvey
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: caterpillars leaf mining in newly developing leaves of sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua). Caterpillar visible in top right of photo; seems to be sitting on leaf but is in fact under transparent top layer of leaf cells.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Alan Harvey
Verified date: October 13, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Georgia, Bulloch County