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Tortricidae - Archips purpurana

Tortricidae - Archips purpurana
Trail to Lost Lake, Ledges State Park, Boone County, Iowa, USA
July 31, 2011
He was nestled in a leaf axil, looking for all the world like a blotch on the leaf. gathering_2011

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Thanks, Nina
Nice to hear from you. Hope all is well. We have about ten pages of images of caterpillars and adults on the Sphingidae page waiting for your expertise! :)

I will do my best to serve
I will only allow myself time to look at bugs when i've done a bit of work on my dissertation. Got to be Doctor Nina someday, yah know? Oh, that and need to stop paying tuition before I turn 50!!!

this appears to be...
3658 – Archips purpurana – Omnivorous Leafroller Moth

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