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Large Yellow Underwing

Noctua pronuba

Description:

Brownish color with greenish tinge. Black side dots that are almost lines. About one inch long.

Habitat:

In mulch in New York State, Eastside Church of Christ.

Notes:

It's been warm for a couple days, but it's still winter. Why is this caterpillar alive? Found 01/28/18 at about noon. 02/07/18 - After further research I think this is a Large Yellow Underwing Moth caterpillar.

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NatureNow
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NatureNow

New York, USA

Spotted on Jan 28, 2018
Submitted on Jan 28, 2018

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