Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1190342

Tobacco Budworm Moth
Heliothis virescens

Observation date: September 09, 2018
Submitted by: aflutterby
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: initially notice feeding on New England aster, then came to rest on Rose Milkweed where it blended in nicely for camouflage
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: January 15, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Hennepin County