The bold coloring of this moth distinguish it physically. Behaviorally, it departs from most other moths as well in that it is active both day and night.
They are attracted to wetland areas and visit flowers. Its larvae feed on willow , Joe-pye weed and asters.
Category: Butterfly or Moth
Common name: Clymene Haploa Moth
Scientific Name: Haploa clymene
Adult Size (Length): 40mm to 55mm (1.57in to 2.17in) [ COMPARE ]
Identifying Colors: white; brown; black; yellow
North American Reach (Though Not Limited To*): Quebec; New York; New Jersey; Pennsylvania; West Virginia; Virginia; Maryland; North Carolina; South Carolina; Florida; Alabama; Mississippi; Texas; Kansas; Nebraska
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