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Is this a Phyllonorycter apparella? - Phyllonorycter

Is this a Phyllonorycter apparella? - Phyllonorycter
Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
July 2, 2012
Size: 5-7 mm
with mite

Moved from ID Request.

Even at genus level, this is a first for Colorado.

P. apparella
Dissection would be required for conclusive determination, but on basis of the information in Davis and Deschka 2001 (see here), Phyllonorycer apparella is overall the most likely ID for this moth.

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