Ortholepis pasadamia – Striped Birch Pyralid

Hodges # 5783

Caterpillar foods:  probably birch

Life Cycle series by Charley Eiseman

I had brought in a piece of birch bark with what I thought was a pupa.  Then this moth hatched, but not from that pupa.  There must have been another pupa hidden on the bark that I didn’t see.

6/24/2009

 

 

Ortholepis pasadamia

 

 

 

6/24/2009

Ortholepis pasadamia

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