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Leaf roller on arrowwood, Viburnum dentatum. Caterpillar 13. 5/5/12 - Acleris viburnana

Leaf roller on arrowwood, Viburnum dentatum. Caterpillar 13. 5/5/12 - Acleris viburnana
Pennypack Restoration Trust, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
May 5, 2012
Size: 11 mm
I found about ten of these leaf rollers inside the folded leaves of arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum). They accumulate quite a bit of frass inside their refuges.
These guys are hard to ID, so I hope to get at least one adult to find out what they are.
Update: It is probably Acleris schalleriana but the only way to be absolutely certain would be by dissecting the genitalia.
Some of them are parasitized and one of the parasites is coming along


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Moved from Acleris.
schalleriana feeds on viburnums, which the host plant of this one.

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