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Porphyrosela desmodiella

Porphyrosela desmodiella
Puccoon Prairie, Polk County, Iowa, USA
August 6, 2011
Size: 2+ mm
On July 29, 2011 I collected round-headed bush clover, Lespedeza capitata as part of the BugGuide gasthering_2011
in an effort to rear these

Today (August 6, 2011) as I was adding fresh host plants I saw a tiny moth. At the bottom of the rearing container were 4 more dead tiny moths. Turns out they were leaf miners that I hadn't even noticed.
Same rearing container as