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Leconte's Haploa Moth - Haploa lecontei Forewing pattern varies, but is usually white with a black/brown border that is broken at the apex and anal angle. A line slants from the subterminal area to the apex. It was about 20 mm long. <br />
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Spotted resting on ferns in a deciduous forest. Geotagged,Haploa lecontei,Lecontes haploa,Summer,United States,haploa,moth,moth week 2018 Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Leconte's Haploa Moth - Haploa lecontei

Forewing pattern varies, but is usually white with a black/brown border that is broken at the apex and anal angle. A line slants from the subterminal area to the apex. It was about 20 mm long.

Spotted resting on ferns in a deciduous forest.

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  1. Superb capture! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thanks! It caught my eye and I was happy to finally capture the adult of this species. I usually just find the caterpillars. Posted 2 months ago
  2. Lovely! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thanks <3 Posted 2 months ago

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''Haploa lecontei'' is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found 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 Jul 11, 2018. Captured Jul 11, 2018 11:33 in 80 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/128s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm