Caterpillars of this family have no legs but rather suckerlike feet; they move by sliding along the underside of a leaf. They overwinter as larvae in a cocoon. They do not feed as adults. North America has about 50 species of this moth.
Nature inspires awe!
These are some papers that I refer to often:
"How can we be responsible stewards and conservators of threatened habitats when we do not even know the resident fauna?"
Dr. Dan Young
UW- Madison Entomology
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