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Species Haploa contigua - The Neighbor Moth - Hodges#8110

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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 contigua (The Neighbor Moth - Hodges#8110)
Hodges Number
Wingspan: 3.6 - 4.9 cm
A brown line marks the leading edges of the cream to whitish-colored forewings and continues on to the anal angle. A third line extends from the bottom edge of the wing to intersect it. In addition, the inner borders of the forewings are edged with brown.
Eastern North America from ND to OK then east to SC
May - August
Hazel (Corylus americana), and probably many other plants.
Life Cycle
larva; larva; pupa in leaf shelter; pupa; adult
Print References
Covell, p. 64, plate 16 #1 (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - living and pinned photos - pinned photo
Canadian Biodiversity Information - presence in Canada and pinned photo
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.