Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1314055

Variegated Cutworm Moth
Peridroma saucia

Observation date: October 10, 2021
Submitted by: robpendergast
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to lights/bait. The Melonworm was really cool! I saw on a discussion forum that they’ve been showing up farther north than usual this year. The thread also included a photo of one in Madison.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: October 10, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Portage County