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Redbud Leaffolder

Fasciata cercerisella


Black and white striped moth larva that ties and folds redbud leaves


Woodland, yard


The larva moved back and forth very fast, sewing his silk ties to fold the leaf. He would then stay hidden inside the folded leaf to eat.

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Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Nice spotting

DianePlatcoBrooks 8 years ago

Thank you Argy Bee. You don't usually spot these guys because they're hidden in the folded leaves.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Nice find Diane.

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Corning, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Sep 11, 2003
Submitted on Nov 22, 2012

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