Grotella blanchardi
Collected 10/12/16, Dog Canyon  (Oliver Lee Memorial State Park),

Otero County, New Mexico at an elevation of 4,363 feet (1,330 m).
 Host: Cyphomeris gypsophiloides (Nyctaginaceae) 


Host Plant - Cyphomeris gypsophiloides and seed pods used for feeding
Pre-molt Pennultimate larva

Post-molt larva on host

Mature (10-16) and Pre-pupal larva the next day (10-17)
WOW what a transformation!
images copyright Bob Barber