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Species Haploa lecontei - Leconte's Haploa - Hodges#8111

Arrowhead-shaped Moth (?) - Haploa lecontei Alberta Haploa sp. #2 - Haploa lecontei Moth - Haploa lecontei Haploa?_which - Haploa lecontei Haploa Lecontei? - Haploa lecontei Haploa lecontei   - Haploa lecontei Possible Haploa lecontei - Haploa lecontei Haploa lecontei
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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 lecontei (Leconte's Haploa - Hodges#8111)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Haploa lecontei (Guérin-Méneville, 1832)
Haploa lecontii Lintner, 1874 (misspelled)
Haploa leucomelas Herrich-Schäffer, 1855
Haploa suffusca Franclemont, 1938
Callimorpha lecontei Guérin-Méneville, 1832
Phylogenetic sequence # 930345
36-50mm wingspan
Adult: forewing variable, from bold black markings to all cream-colored. (1)

Some variations:

Nova Scotia to Georgia, west to Manitoba through Arkansas. (1)
May to August (1)
Apple, blackberry, peach, spearmint and others. (1)
Life Cycle
Female with eggs:
See Also
Confused Haploa Moth - Haploa confusa

All-white specimens are not distinguishable from Haploa reversa. (1)
Print References
Covell, p. 64, plate 16 #3 & 6 (1)
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.