Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1248823

Army Cutworm
Euxoa auxiliaris

Observation date: May 18, 2020
Submitted by: mouser
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: We are experiencing an infestation of this species. I put my UV moth trap out last night and had approximately 5,000 of these in and around the trap in the morning. Usually I see one or two this time of year.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: September 05, 2023
Coordinator notes: That's a lot of E. auxiliaris!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Los Alamos County