Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1360734

Variegated Cutworm Moth
Peridroma saucia

Observation date: June 24, 2023
Submitted by: Lupine1
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I was cutting up Cedar logs in my backyard when I noticed a caterpillar. It was on a small branch. The logs have been laying on the ground for a week near my flower beds. Sunny and 70 today, When I went to move it for a secondary picture it curled itself into a ball.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: June 25, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Snohomish County