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Owlet Moth Caterpillar

Heliothis sp.

Description:

Brown and lime green caterpillar about 1 inch long with black spots and hairs. There is a bold light green stripe down the sides. The head and anal plate are the same color as the stripe.

Habitat:

White Sage in chaparral


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2 Comments

Thank you for the suggestions, mauna! I agree Heliothinae and Heliothis sp looks about right. I'll tentatively update my ID :-)

California, USA

Lat: 33.00, Long: -116.92

Spotted on Jun 2, 2019
Submitted on Jun 2, 2019

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