Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1138322

Morning-glory Plume Moth
Emmelina monodactyla

Observation date: August 20, 2017
Submitted by: butterflygal.am
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found several of these green fuzzy caterpillars on my sweet potato vine leaves and only on the newest leaves (purple leaves). I am not sure if it was the vine from the purple sweet potato or the standard sweet potato vine.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 07, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Missouri, Greene County