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Adult laying eggs
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When to look: Late June to killing frost
What to look for: Brown and smaller than larvae, 4.5 to 6.5 mm (about one-quarter inch). Females are larger than males.
Where to look: On leaves but will drop off of plant or fly away when disturbed.
Adults can migrate, so look for them on plants that were not infested with larvae, as well as those that were.
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Photo by Paul Weston
Adult on viburnum fruit.
Larger image Photo by Paul Weston
Pair of mating adults. Note that the female is larger than the male.
Adult next to adult feeding damage.
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