Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1309862

Tobacco Budworm Moth
Chloridea virescens

Observation date: August 30, 2021
Submitted by: Blablancwillis
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillar was found on tall verbena. I've seen some smaller, green caterpillars in the past few days. This is the first pink one.
Status: Resident
Verified by: James Steen
Verified date: May 31, 2022
Coordinator notes: Very nice sighting, thank you!
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County