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ENY-840: Living With Lovebugs

Figure 3. Lovebug life cycle with the approximate duration and size of each stage (not drawn exactly to scale, adult pair 0.6 in. head to head; partially derived from Pinto 2002). The lovebug has two generations each year, emerging as adults in April-May (winter generation, larvae 240 days) and August-September (summer generation, larvae 120 days).

Credit: Wiedemann