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Corn earworm moth

Helicoverpa zea

Description:

1" long caterpillar

Habitat:

Semi rural wildlife habitat

Notes:

On verbena boniarensis in our butterfly garden

1 species ID suggestions

8 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Thanks Mark - I lucked out with this little guy striking a few poses for me!

Argy Bee
Argy Bee 2 years ago

Fabulous macros Karen.

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

So true - especially the ones I share my home with!

Great cache Karen pests are pretty most of the times :)

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Thanks for your help Nina & for your comment Ava - looks like I have another pretty pest!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 2 years ago

Beautiful series.

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Thanks Maria! Probably a pest species but I still enjoy finding them!

Maria dB
Maria dB 2 years ago

nice series!

Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.92, Long: -86.85

Spotted on Sep 13, 2012
Submitted on Sep 14, 2012

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