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Genus Haploa

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Arctiini (Tiger Moths)
Subtribe Callimorphina
Genus Haploa
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Haploa Hübner, 1820
Explanation of Names
From Greek haplo simple, single (1).
Six Haploa species are found in America north of Mexico.(2)
Feed on many different plants.
Life Cycle
overwinter as caterpillars and pupate in early spring.
Print References
Borror, entry for haplo (1)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .