Stiria sp. on Bahia absinthifolia
Otero County, New Mexico

Collected 10/17/14

Collected 10/17/14  possibly 2nd or 3rd instar

Feeding 10/20/14

Feeding 10/20/14

Feeding 10/22/14

Feeding 10/22/14

Not feeding, going to ground and digging in on 10/23/14
Hopefully, I will get an adult next year.  Until  then we can only speculate on species.  One species that is known from local records,
and host and larval stages are unknown is Stiria blanchardi,  but numerous other species are possible.