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Olethreutinae - Endothenia hebesana

Olethreutinae - Endothenia hebesana
Weaver Dunes, Wabasha County, Minnesota, USA
July 6, 2014
I always have high hopes when I find larva(e) on a plant on which I have not previously noticed herbivory.
Drat! It turned out to be that pretty little moth, Endothenia hebesana, that eats hundreds of different species of plants.
July 6, 2014: collected woven leaves of Germander, Teucrium canadense (Thank you J Pearson for plant confirmation)
July 8, 2014: leaves pulled open, no larvae, but pupae
July 18, 2014: 1 moth emerged
July 20, 2014: (on/before) a different (than this) wasp emerged
August 8, 2014: found this very dead wasp

Batch rearing 3: 1 adult moth, 1 parasitoid, 1 nothing

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Host plant... you suggested, looks like Germander (Teucrium canadense).

Moved from Verbena Bud Moth.

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