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Morning Glory Prominent (Schizura ipomoeae)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Notodontidae
Genus: Schizura
Species: ipomoeae


No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives


This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Orlando, Florida (2 reports)
Glouster, Ohio
Lewisburg, Ohio

By DiOhio
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By Patioh

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Member Notes:

Neutral DiOhio On Jan 21, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH
(Zone 6a) wrote:

Host plants include Beeches, birches, elms, maples, morning glory, oak, roses, and other plants.

Neutral lblock On Nov 21, 2009, lblock from Orlando, FL wrote:

This caterpillar ate most of the leaves off of my small redbud (Cercis canadensis). I couldn't find it on any websites for redbud host plants or pests, so thought I'd add it here.

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