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Cosmopterix fernaldella Cosmopterix fernaldella is in the red circle. These tiny moths were most abundant here during the first 10 days or so of July. There is a large wetland (shrub carr/sedge meadow type) with massive colonies of Carex lacustris (Lake Sedge) one of the documented larval host plants of this moth species. Carex lacustris,Cosmopterix,Cosmopterix fernaldella,Cosmopterix sp,Gelechioidea,Geotagged,July,Minnesota,Summer,United States,lake sedge,moth Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Cosmopterix fernaldella

Cosmopterix fernaldella is in the red circle. These tiny moths were most abundant here during the first 10 days or so of July. There is a large wetland (shrub carr/sedge meadow type) with massive colonies of Carex lacustris (Lake Sedge) one of the documented larval host plants of this moth species.

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''Cosmopterix fernaldella'' is a moth of the family Cosmopterigidae. It is known from the United States and Canada .

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Gary B
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By Gary B

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Uploaded Mar 9, 2019. Captured Jul 4, 2017 23:27 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • SAMSUNG-SM-G930A
  • f/1.7
  • 1/60s
  • ISO125
  • 4.2mm