Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Speckled Green Fruitworm Moth
Orthosia hibisci

Observation date: April 18, 2023
Submitted by: EddieGarrity
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found this caterpillar under a field stepping stone that I had to move temporarily. I picked up the caterpillar because I wanted to work some yard leaves into the soil of the path. I decided to take some pictures of it before placing it in some vegetation beside the path.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: April 21, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, Alexandria