Family: Owlet Moths (Noctuidae)
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When handled "roughly," the caterpillar of this species can wriggle violently in addition to regurgitating a yellow-green fluid (Wagner et al. 2011).
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There are two extant occurrences on Long Island which is the northern portion of its range.
The short-term trends are unknown.
The long-term trends are unknown.