Hystrichophora taleana

Family Tortricidae   Hodges # 3395

Caterpillar foods: Leadplant, False Wild Indigo (Amorpha fruticosa) (Terry Harrison)

“Todd Gilligan (pers. comm., 07/2013) advises that there are at least two undescribed species forming a complex with H. taleana. It will require spread specimens and/or examination of genitalia to distinguish them. Descriptions of differences are not presently available. ~ B.P.”  ( Moth Photographers Group)

6/15/2020   Leaf shelter on Leadplant




6/26/2020  Pupal leaf shelter


7/4/2020  Adult emerged




7/4/2020  Spent pupa

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