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Cucullia asteroides larva seen feeding on Late Goldenrod (Solidago altissima) leaves. Cucullia asteroides larva seen feeding on Late Goldenrod (Solidago altissima) leaves. The plants grow in large clones in an abandoned hay field with other Solidago species. Cucullia asteroides,Geotagged,Minnesota,Noctuidae,Solidago,Summer,United States,caterpillar,goldenrod hooded owlet,green caterpillar,hooded owlet,moth larva,old field,owlet moths Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Cucullia asteroides larva seen feeding on Late Goldenrod (Solidago altissima) leaves.

Cucullia asteroides larva seen feeding on Late Goldenrod (Solidago altissima) leaves. The plants grow in large clones in an abandoned hay field with other Solidago species.

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  1. Excellent find, Gary, and very well captured! Posted one year ago
  2. Thanks! This makes moth species 344 that I've documented from my place since beginning my "mothing" project last summer. Posted one year ago

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''Cucullia asteroides'', known generally as the goldenrod hooded owlet or asteroid moth, is a species of owlet moth in the family Noctuidae. It is found in North America.

The MONA or Hodges number for ''Cucullia asteroides'' is 10200.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Gary B
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By Gary B

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Uploaded Jul 28, 2018. Captured Jul 26, 2018 16:40 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/5.6
  • 1/128s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm