Chlorochlamys appellaria larva on Lantana; Larvae were reared to adults on Lantana flowers [Verbenaceae] and Ageratum flowers [Asteraceae] though these are not natural host plants. Larva above reared ex ova, parent female collected Coronado NF, Cochise Co., AZ, 15-Aug-2006.
Chlorochlamys appellaria from same parent female as larva at left.
Chlorochlamys appellaria, developing male in pupa, one day prior to eclosing 01-X-2006. Note the wing markings with am and pm lines visible on forewing in wing case. Parent female collected Coronado NF, Cochise Co., AZ, 15-Aug-2006.