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Nameless Pinion larva 5th Instar - Lithophane innominata

Nameless Pinion larva 5th Instar - Lithophane innominata
Hidden Corners Sanctuary, Town of Baileys Harbor, Door County, Wisconsin, USA
May 30, 2006
Female laid eggs April 24, 2006; eggs hatched April 30, 2006. Fed larvae Willow (Salix) and Balsam Fir (Abies). This appeared to be the last instar. After I took this photo, the larvae stopped eating and dropped to the bottom of the jar. They never pupated, just seemed to dry up. They look pretty dead, so I doubt that they are going to miraculously come to life and pupate. Has anyone had experience with rearing the larvae of this species?

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Nameless Pinion female - Lithophane innominata - female Nameless Pinion larva (dark form) - Lithophane innominata Nameless Pinion larva (green form) - Lithophane innominata Nameless Pinion larva 5th Instar - Lithophane innominata

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