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Photo#280195
Reversed Haploa Moth caterpillar - Haploa reversa

Reversed Haploa Moth caterpillar - Haploa reversa
Puccoon Prairie, Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt, Polk County, Iowa, USA
May 24, 2009
Size: ~4 cm
On Carolina puccoon (Lithospermum carolinense) in sand prairie.

Moved
Moved from Haploa.

maybe
Haploa sp.

 
Thanks
Keith Summerville of Drake University and MJ Hatfield of Iowa State University also agree it is Haploa.

 
Haploa reversa
MJ Hatfield reared caterpillars from this observation, determined the emerged adults to be Haploa reversa, and posted a life cycle: http://www.buglifecycles.com/files/haploareversa12.pdf

 
The link to MJ's life cycle has changed.
Here's the new one: Haploa reversa life cycle

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