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Black-spotted Prominent
Photos © Judy Gallagher; Julie Metz Wetlands, Woodbridge, VA; September, 2010

Black-spotted Prominent Caterpillar
Dasylophia anguina
Superfamily Noctuoidea Family Notodontidae (Prominent Moths) Subfamily Nystaleinae

Season: June to October; adults fly April-September

Caterpillar host plants: Lespedeza, blue false indigo, locusts, and other legumes.