Caspers Wilderness Park, San Juan Capistrano, Orange County, CA. 10-5-13. © Ron Hemberger


Beet Armyworm
(Small Mottled Willow Moth, Asparagus Fern Caterpillar moth)

Spodoptera exigua

Lepidoptera: Noctuidae

Native to SE Asia, here since 1876

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Silverado Canyon, Orange County, CA. 9-21-13. © Ron Hemberger

Silverado Canyon, Orange County, CA. 9-21-13. © Ron Hemberger