Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 902851

Velvet Armyworm Moth
Spodoptera latifascia

Observation date: June 10, 2013
Submitted by: Beckucha
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found this on a gardenia plant I purchased at the local Home Depot. I am curios as to whether this is a butterfly caterpillar or a moth one. Thank you!
Status: Resident
Verified by: Alan Harvey
Verified date: September 13, 2013
Coordinator notes: Moth
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Miami-Dade County