Soybean Looper
Chrysodeixis includens (Wlk.)
Hodges 8890

Photos courtesy Pete Williams, Gulf Breeze, Florida
June 2010

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 155. The forewing is grayish brown with a bronze luster in most of the median and sub-terminal areas. The stigma is divided into two parts that usually do not touch. A pale shade line extends from the basal part to the costa. The post-median line is sharply bent. The hindwing is grayish brown. The caterpillar host plants are many, including beans, coleus, goldenrods, soybean, and tobacco.

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