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Gracillariidae - Phyllonorycter manzanita

Gracillariidae - Phyllonorycter manzanita
Burton Mesa Ecological Reserve, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
February 20, 2015
Size: ~5mm
Found on Purisima manzanita (Arctostaphylos purissima) in sandy Burton Mesa chaparral habitat

Moved from ID Request.
Beautiful shot of a beautiful moth. Seems a good match for Braun's original description of Phyllonorycter manzanita, which according to current taxonomy is the only Phyllonorycter that feeds on manzanita.

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