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Bucculatrix ivella - male

Bucculatrix ivella - Male
Karnack, Harrison County, Texas, USA
September 18, 2014
Size: 6mm
Pre-pupal larvae found on Eastern Baccharis (Baccharis halimifolia). ID in this case based on plant and comparison with past rearing efforts/failures that resulted in the expected Bucculatrix ribbed cocoon.