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Prominent moth

Description:

Moth that looks surprisingly like a rolled leaf.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Burrito Moth
Datana sp.


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2 Comments

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 8 years ago

I love the common name on this one. ;-) (the one on the ID suggestion, that is)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Adult moths in the genus Datana can be very hard to identify and often need to be genetically examined to determine as species. The caterpillars are more distinctive. Here is a link with species of the Datana genus: http://bugguide.net/node/view/236/bgpage...

nicole.m.pickle
Spotted by
nicole.m.pickle

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 14, 2013
Submitted on Aug 14, 2013

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