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Porphyrosela desmodiella, spent pupal case - Porphyrosela desmodiella

Porphyrosela desmodiella, spent pupal case - Porphyrosela desmodiella
Puccoon Prairie, Polk County, Iowa, USA
August 6, 2011
On July 29, 2011 I collected Round-headed Bush Clover,Lespedeza capitata, as part of the BugGuide gathering_2011
in an effort to rear these


Yesterday (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. But did find a leaf with a mine and spent pupal case.

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