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Leconte's Haploa Caterpillar Black caterpillar with tufts and yellow markings. It was about 3 cm long. I spotted it on a shrub in a mixed forest with mostly cedar, sycamore, pine, oak, and hemlock. Geotagged,Haploa,Haploa lecontei,Leconte's Haploa,Leconte's Haploa Caterpillar,Lecontes haploa,Spring,United States,caterpillar,larva,moth week 2018 Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Leconte's Haploa Caterpillar

Black caterpillar with tufts and yellow markings. It was about 3 cm long. I spotted it on a shrub in a mixed forest with mostly cedar, sycamore, pine, oak, and hemlock.

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''Haploa lecontei'' is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found from Nova Scotia to Georgia, west to Manitoba through Arkansas. The wingspan is 36–50 mm. The larvae feed on various plants, including apple, blackberry, peach, spearmint, and trembling aspen.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Apr 18, 2018. Captured Apr 14, 2018 13:54 in 3280 Franklin Ave, Millbrook, NY 12545, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm