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Leaf roller. 10/15/2010 - Eumarozia malachitana

Leaf roller. 10/15/2010 - Eumarozia malachitana
Rancocas Nature Center NJAS, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Size: ~ 7 mm
This moth finally emerged from its cocoon one or two days ago. It belongs to the same group of leaf rollers collected on 9/18/2010. I kept it indoors so I will not add the date to the data field; but these pictures were taken on 10/15/2010
Here is the caterpillar that belongs to the same group and its story. It was very interesting how it spun its silk to roll a leaf. This can be seen in this video. Here is the caterpillar:


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