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Velvetbean caterpillar moth

Anticarsia gemmatalis


These light brown moths mimic decomposing deciduous leaves.


Spotted in deciduous forest hiding in leaf litter.


The species eats velvet beans, peanut, soybeans, cotton, kudzu, alfalfa, cowpeas, horse beans, snap beans, lima beans, and coffeeweeds.

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Arkansas, USA

Lat: 34.94, Long: -92.41

Spotted on Sep 11, 2018
Submitted on Oct 17, 2018

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