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Photo#1383762
Tortricid - Catastega nebula

Tortricid - Catastega nebula
Miller Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Size: Forewing Length 7 mm.
Adult emerged around 5-28-17.
Reared from larva feeding on Silverleaf Oak, Quercus hypoleucoides.
Perhaps Catastega mamoreana or Catastega nebula?

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Moved tentatively
Appears to be a male and I don't see a costal fold. I collected a small series of a moth virtually identical to this in Cochise County back in July which Richard Brown identified as C. nebula. They also matched up well with the paratypes in the Mississippi Entomological Museum collection. This may be the first known host record for this species. Moved from Catastega.

Moved
Moved from Tortricid Moths.

It's hard to tell, but if thi
It's hard to tell, but if this is a male and there is a costal fold, then this is C. marmoreana. If it is male and there is no costal fold it is C. nebula.

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