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IMG_07222019_AC_7272 - Paectes abrostoloides

IMG_07222019_AC_7272 - Paectes abrostoloides
Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Harford County, Maryland, USA
July 22, 2019
Possibly the Large Paectes - Paectes abrostoloides? Thanks!

Moved from ID Request.

But this genus still hold mysteries. Possible undescribed species as well as species whose larval form is unknown. Even the species agreed upon can be confusing. For example I have never seen a Paectes abrostoloides larva with four minute black dots embedded in the yellow leading edge of the prothorax (such as in your image), but apparently others have.

As such it is very helpful if you provide additional information such as the plant the larva was found on and the length of the larva.

was on sweet gum.

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