Melanchra picta – Zebra Caterpillar Moth

Family Noctuidae   Hodges # 10293

Caterpillar foods: alfalfa, cabbage, carrot, clover, dandelion, dock, pea, pigweed, strawberry, sweetfern, blackberry, blueberry, hazel, apple, birch, cherry, plum, willow  (Bugguide); Polygonum aviculare (see below)

5/31/2018

 

 

8/12/2018

 

 

8/12/2018

 

8/22/2014

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8/22/2014

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8/25/2014

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10/1/2019  eating Polygonum aviculare

 

10/1/2019

 

11/7/2019  pupa

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