Tan day flying moth with brown markings and green eyes.
Spotted in a meadow on a milkweed plant.
It is a major pest of field crops including tobacco (as its common name suggests) and cotton. However, it is able to thrive on a wide variety of host plants ranging from fruits, vegetables, flowers, and weeds.
Lat: 34.94, Long: -92.41
Spotted on Sep 11, 2018
Submitted on Oct 16, 2018