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Velvetbean caterpillar moth

Anticarsia gemmatalis

Description:

These light brown moths mimic decomposing deciduous leaves.

Habitat:

Spotted in deciduous forest hiding in leaf litter.

Notes:

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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