Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 1310539

Brown-hooded Owlet
Cucullia convexipennis

Observation date: September 04, 2021
Submitted by: Ed Harrison
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: ~45-50 mm caterpillar found “sitting-still” on the stalk of a goldenrod (Solidago) plant. The plant is growing in a sunny opening alongside of a gravel road through mixed woods. I know B&M larva are difficult to ID and apologize that I’m unable to make a suggestion.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: October 24, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Saratoga County