Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1084155

Variegated Cutworm Moth
Peridroma saucia

Observation date: June 08, 2016
Submitted by: zip107
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found this caterpillar (06/08/2016) on a Kale plant when I was cutting one of my young Dwarf Blue Curled Vates Kale plants. It was a sunny, 70 degree day in Southeast Minnesota. It measures 1 1/4" long when stretched out.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 10, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Olmsted County