Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1154879

Scribbled Sallow
Sympistis perscripta

Observation date: April 07, 2018
Submitted by: Starbella
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: At least three of these caterpillars on an island snapdragon (Gambelia speciosa) shrub. This shrub normally occurs on Catalina Island, but it was planted at the San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center located in Cardiff by the Sea, California. Surrounding vegetation was coastal sage scrub, and salt marsh habitat was close by. Weather was in the 60s F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: February 22, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County