Leaf roller moth from Shenandoah - Agonopterix senicionella
Elkwallow, Shenandoah National Park, Page County, Virginia, USA May 21, 2010 Size: ~ 10 mm
It fell off the little tunnel it has built along the mid vein when I disturbed it but it promptly found its way back and hid inside.
Update 5/21/2010: the plant is golden ragwort Senecio aureus according to the label at the wildflower garden.
Contributed by Beatriz Moisset on 15 June, 2010 - 9:59am Last updated 9 February, 2021 - 4:09pm
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