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Basswood Leafroller Moth (Pantographa limata) At a UV light setup (365nm) at the edge of a dense mixed forest.  Geotagged,Pantographa limata,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Basswood Leafroller Moth (Pantographa limata)

At a UV light setup (365nm) at the edge of a dense mixed forest.

    comments (4)

  1. Gorgeous <3

    This species has been on my wishlist for awhile now!
    Posted 13 days ago
    1. Same! It is such a beauty! Posted 13 days ago
      1. I'm so glad you saw it and shared <3 Posted 12 days ago
        1. I hope I can see more of them! Hopefully a super fresh individual next time! Posted 12 days ago

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''Pantographa limata'', the basswood leafroller moth, is a moth of the Crambidae family. It is found in North America, including Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Quebec.

The wingspan is about 38 mm.

The larvae feed on ''Tilia'' species. They roll the leaves of their host plant. The larvae are green with a black head.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Jul 10, 2019. Captured Jul 9, 2019 16:05 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/181s
  • ISO320
  • 100mm