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Adult leaf damage

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When to look: Late June to leaf drop in fall.

What to look for: Irregular circular to eliptical holes, sometimes crossing veins while often leaving the vein intact.

Where to look: Leaves. Adults can migrate, so look for feeding damage on plants that were not infested with larvae, as well as those that were.


Larger image
Photo by Paul Weston
Typical feeding patter of irregular circular to eliptical holes. Compare with larva feeding damage.

Adult next to adult feeding damage.
Adult next to adult feeding damage.
View video of adult feeding.
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