Sort #: 659 | P3 #: 421528 | MPG #: 1273
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Larval feeding type: Leaf feeder, in a composite leaf case.
Larval substrate: Kalmia angustifolia* (Sheep Laurel), Kalmia latifolia* (Mountain Laurel)
Phenology: Adult: 6/09 to 6/15 (2 records)
Comment: Charley Eiseman reports that moths reared from Kalmia latifolia had a white costal margin, so they may represent a different species. On that plant the young larvae form long linear mines.
Status in MA (automated assessment): Restricted distribution, uncommon
Status in N. America: Native
MA Endangered Species Act status: None
First Year Reported: 2015
Last Year Reported: 2021
Distribution by County: Franklin, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth
Number of Records: 7