Striped Garden Caterpillar (Trichordestra legitima)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Noctuidae (nok-TOO-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Trichordestra
Species: legitima

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Boca Raton, Florida
Cumming, Georgia
Guyton, Georgia
Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sealy, Texas
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On Sep 28, 2009, dstarr from Sealy, TX wrote:

These pests are going through my gardens eating the leaves of every plant they seem to come into contact with.