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Burdock Borer - Papaipema cataphracta

Burdock Borer - Papaipema cataphracta
Ames - Tullamore, Story County, Iowa, USA
September 12, 2010
July 7, 2010: larva collected on Green-headed Coneflower, Rudbeckia laciniata

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Burdock Borer - Papaipema cataphracta Papaipema  - Papaipema cataphracta Papaipema, head  - Papaipema cataphracta Papaipema on Green-headed Coneflower - Papaipema cataphracta Papaipema, larva reared on carrot - Papaipema cataphracta Papaipema, spent pupa in carrot - Papaipema cataphracta Papaipema, spent pupa - Papaipema cataphracta

Moved from Borer Moths.

After further consideration and consulting with another moth guy, I think that the moth is Hodges 9466 Papaipema cataphracta.

Papaipema impecuniosa Hodges 9473
Check out Hodges 9473 Papaipema impecuniosa. It does not show any white in the wing spots like P. arctivorens

you may be onto something.

Moved from Borer Moths.

Moved from ID Request.

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