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Species Haploa confusa - Confused Haploa Moth - Hodges#8112

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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 confusa (Confused Haploa Moth - Hodges#8112)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Haploa confusa (Lyman, 1887)
Callimorpha confusa Lyman, 1887(1)
Wingspan 38-40 mm.
Lyman (1887) original description is available online in the print references.(1)

Adult: cream-colored forewing with variable brown markings usually covering more than half the wing surface and white hindwing.(2)
Caterpillar: black with uniform bright yellow dorsal stripe, broken sub-dorsal stripe, broad fragmented lateral stripe.
"Manitoba to Northern Maine south to Pennsylvania and Great Lakes States" (3)
Larvae feed on Hound's tongue, (Cynoglossum officinale (2)
Life Cycle
Life cycle photos:
larva, adult, spent cocoon
See Also
Print References
Lyman, H.H. 1887. The North American Callimorphas. The Canadian Entomologist. 19(10):185, figs. 7-9.(1)
Works Cited
1.The North American Callimorphas
H.H. Lyman. 1887. The Canadian Entomologist 19(10).
2.Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America
Charles V. Covell, Jr. 2005.
3.Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2005. Princeton University Press.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems