Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 938131

Observation date: October 20, 2013
Submitted by: treichard
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: About 10 mm long (estimated by eye). Descended from an oak tree on a silk strand. The oak leaves had narrow, pointed lobes. Added 12/3/2013: BugGuide found some twirler moths (Gelechiids) with similar larvae: http://bugguide.net/node/view/857777
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 25, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Anne Arundel County