Butterflies and Moths of North America

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The Neighbor
Haploa contigua (Walker, 1855)

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Identification: Wings cream-colored to white. Note brown line extending from costa beyond midpoint to anal angle of forewing, with another line from outer margin meeting it. Costa and inner margins also bordered with brown.
Wing Span: 3.6-4.9 cm.
Life History:
Flight: Late May-early August (mostly June-early July).
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Range: Quebec to mountains of Georgia, west to South Dakota, Arkansas, and Mississippi.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL