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Caterpillar - Utetheisa ornatrix

Caterpillar - Utetheisa ornatrix
Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, Florida, USA
September 25, 2006
Size: 3cm
On some species of Crotalaria.

Moved from Bella Moth.

The two subspecies in North America are no longer recognized and are consider forms of Utetheisa ornatrix.(1)
The Bug Guide pages will be adjusted.

Looks like
8106 - Bella Moth - Utetheisa bella.

So that's what they look like!

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