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Cross-striped Cabbageworm Moth Larva (Evergestis rimosalis) This chubby little larva was chowing down on my Collard Greens (Brassica oleracea) from the farm CSA! What a beautiful little gift with our food share! Evergestis rimosalis,Geotagged,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Cross-striped Cabbageworm Moth Larva (Evergestis rimosalis)

This chubby little larva was chowing down on my Collard Greens (Brassica oleracea) from the farm CSA! What a beautiful little gift with our food share!

    comments (7)

  1. Whoa, this shot is just perfectly executed, be proud! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Awww thank you! Posted 3 months ago
  2. Nice! I love it when my organic produce comes with critters <3. Posted 3 months ago
    1. <3 This one was right on top! It was perfect! Posted 3 months ago
      1. It would be an interesting project to document the insects at the CSA - just like once a week for a couple hours. Just sayin.... Posted 3 months ago
        1. Ohhhhh. Interesting. I wonder if they would agree to that! Posted 3 months ago
          1. That would be awesome if they did. You could do it when you pick up your produce. Posted 3 months ago

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''Evergestis rimosalis'', the cross-striped cabbageworm, is a moth of the family Crambidae. It is found in most of the eastern United States.

The wingspan is about 25 mm. The forewings are light brownish-grey with dark grey patches. The hindwings are white with dark grey apical shading and a dark discal spot

The larvae feed on various Brassicaceae species, including cabbage, collard greens and Brussels sprouts.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Sep 10, 2019. Captured Sep 10, 2019 15:24 in 106 US-411, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/18.0
  • 1/25s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm