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Burdock seedhead moth - Metzneria lappella

Burdock seedhead moth - Metzneria lappella
Trout Run WMA, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
February 5, 2015

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Excellent.
I was just writing in the 2019 things-to-do book, look in Burdock seed heads. (I used to have a dog with long fur that would bring me a lot of the seed heads.)

 
Nice :)
Since some titmice seem pretty clued into these hidden packets of protein I've toyed with the idea of collecting a bunch of larval hibernacula from burdock seedheads and placing them in a bird feeding station, to see if any of the titmice (or other birds) would recognize them and open them for the larvae inside. Haven't gotten around to actually trying it though...

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