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Species Haploa reversa - Reversed Haploa Moth - Hodges#8109

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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
Species reversa (Reversed Haploa Moth - Hodges#8109)
Hodges Number
WS 45-50mm
There is a form with markings (which vary) and a 'reversed' form:
"Haploa caterpillars are commonly associated with foodplants in the sunflower and borage families (Asteraceae and Boraginaceae) and other pyrrolizidine alkaloid rich plants, but forage widely, especially after hibernation."(1) Food plants include Hairy Puccoon - Lithospermum caroliniense and Aspen.
Life Cycle
Larva; pupa; adult
See Also

Haploa colona - yellow hindwings
Print References
Covell, p. 63, plate 13 #11 & plate 16 #4 (2)
Internet References
life cycle (MJ Hatfield)
Key to Arctiidae occurring in the Dakotas (North Dakota State University)
Works Cited
1.Caterpillars of Eastern North America: A Guide to Identification and Natural History (Princeton Field Guides)
David L. Wagner. 2010. Princeton University Press, 1-496.
2.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.